datetime: Nominal Dates, Times, and Durations

Provides methods for working with nominal dates, times, and durations. Base R has sophisticated facilities for handling time, but these can give unexpected results if, for example, timezone is not handled properly. This package provides a more casual approach to support cases which do not require rigorous treatment. It systematically deconstructs the concepts origin and timezone, and de-emphasizes the display of seconds. It also converts among nominal durations such as seconds, hours, days, and weeks. See '?datetime' and '?duration' for examples. Adapted from 'metrumrg' <>.

Version: 0.1.3
Suggests: chron, SASxport
Published: 2018-03-17
Author: Tim Bergsma
Maintainer: Tim Bergsma <bergsmat at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: datetime results


Reference manual: datetime.pdf
Package source: datetime_0.1.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: datetime_0.1.3.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: datetime_0.1.2.tgz
Old sources: datetime archive


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