[Lazarus] DateDif function needed

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Tue Nov 19 00:58:15 CET 2013


waldo kitty schrieb:
> On 11/18/2013 11:46 AM, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:
>> J├╝rgen Hestermann schrieb:
>>
>>> I still find "CalenderDiff" the best name for this function
>>> because it clearly states that differences are calculated for calender
>>> dates and not for an homogeneous stream of seconds/hours/days.
>>
>> This raises immediately the next question: which calendar?
> 
> :choke: :splutter: :lol: you are right, though... GregorianCalendarDiff 
> then?? but wouldn't that also need corresponding name changes to such 
> routines as DaysIn* and others? or an additional parameter indicating 
> which calendar is to be used? ;) O:)

My point simply is the "calendar" in the name, which suggests to me 
something more powerful than only an Gregorian calendar (similar to the 
Encoding of the new AnsiStrings).

DoDi





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