[lug] Creating date variables in bash

Matt Thompson thompsma at colorado.edu
Tue Oct 12 15:40:45 MDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 14:26, rm at fabula.de wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 02:25:39PM -0600, Bill Thoen wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 12:57, Nate Duehr wrote:
> > 
> > > I think I remember it understands the word "fortnight" too.  ;-)
> > 
> > Amazing. But it doesn't understand "last century", "next epoch" or times
> > of the day like Matins, Lauds, Prime, Terce, Sext, Nones, Vespers, and
> > Compline. Guess you can't have everything, but I'm impressed they've done
> > as much work on dates as they have!
> Err, but it's _GNU_, you have the source! Go add that stuff to the 
> code and receive eternal fame :-)
> Oh, i haven't heard "Matins"  for quite a while. Thanks.
>  Ralf Mattes

Well, there it all is in coreutils-X.X.X/lib/getdate.?, but do you alter
the .c or .y file.

And why am I really thinking of doing this?  I'm a F95 man.  Maybe the
sheer scale of units impresses me and I think date is being shorted.

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