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Re: Custom date string formatting

by izut (Chaplain)
on Jan 31, 2007 at 21:14 UTC ( #597638=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Custom date string formatting

Hi nelio.

You really should follow Limbic~Region's tip, by using POSIX' strftime, which is bundled with Perl or DateTime.

I would also to add another alternative (which you should not use in production environment):

sub format_date { return join ".", (reverse unpack "A4xA2xA2", shift); }

Update: I think it is ok use this if you know what are you doing and you will not perform any date calculation with it.

Igor 'izut' Sutton
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