calendar function anyone ?

hibis.jmr hibis.jmr at
Wed Feb 14 11:23:14 EST 2007

I also notice a difference of 60 min only at a few dates (Mac OS X).
I have found that it happens when changing from winter date to summer 
date (in France)
The foreign system dates seems not to be well managed by revolution

Le 14 févr. 2007, à 11:43, jbv a écrit :

> Hi all,
> Thanks for your reply. Converting the date to dateItems actually 
> crossed
> my mind, but are you sure the convert function is 100% bug free ?
> AFAIR, last time I used it in a cgi script, there was a 60 min 
> difference
> in some conversions (unfortunately I don't remember in which cases, but
> I remember that this bug lead to a few threads on this list) and 
> finally choosed
> to make all date conversions with mySQL instead...
> Best,
> JB
>>> Does anyone know of a function to find out, for instance, which day 
>>> of
>>> the
>>> week was sept. 18th 1918 or which day of week will be dec. 5th 2025 ?
>> If you convert a date to dateItems, it becomes a comma-delimited list
>> of 7 items. The last one is a number indicating the day of the week.
>> Then you can use the system weekDayNames to find the day name that
>> matches that number.
>> e.g.
>> put "12/5/2025" into tDate
>> convert tDate to dateItems
>> put the last item of tDate into tDayNum
>> put line tDayNum of the system weekdayNames into tDayName
>> Cheers,
>> Sarah
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