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NAME ^

Palm::DateTime - Deal with various Palm OS date/time formats

VERSION ^

This document describes version 1.014 of Palm::DateTime, released August 2, 2014 as part of Palm version 1.014.

DESCRIPTION ^

Palm::DateTime exports subroutines to convert between various Palm OS date/time formats. All subroutines are exported by default.

Data types:

 secs     - Seconds since the system epoch
 dlptime  - Palm OS DlpDateTimeType (raw)
 datetime - Palm OS DateTimeType (raw)
 palmtime - Decoded date/time (a hashref)
              KEY     VALUES
              second  0-59
              minute  0-59
              hour    0-23
              day     1-31
              month   1-12
              year    4 digits

SUBROUTINES ^

datetime_to_palmtime

  $palmtime = datetime_to_palmtime($datetime)

Converts Palm OS DateTimeType to a palmtime hashref. In addition to the usual keys, $palmtime will contain a wday field.

dlptime_to_palmtime

  $palmtime = dlptime_to_palmtime($dlptime)

Converts Palm OS DlpDateTimeType to a palmtime hashref.

dlptime_to_secs

  $secs = dlptime_to_secs($dlptime)

Converts a Palm OS DlpDateTimeType to epoch time.

palmtime_to_ascii

  $string = palmtime_to_secs(\%palmtime)

Converts a palmtime hashref to a YYYYMMDDhhmmss string (e.g. 20011116200051). %palmtime must contain all standard fields.

palmtime_to_dlptime

  $dlptime = palmtime_to_dlptime(\%palmtime)

Converts a palmtime hashref to a Palm OS DlpDateTimeType. %palmtime must contain all standard fields.

palmtime_to_iso8601

  $string = palmtime_to_iso8601(\%palmtime)

Converts a palmtime hashref to a YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ string (e.g. 2001-11-16T20:00:51Z). %palmtime must contain all standard fields. GMT timezone ("Z") is assumed.

palmtime_to_secs

  $secs = palmtime_to_secs(\%palmtime)

Converts a palmtime hashref to epoch seconds. %palmtime must contain all standard fields.

secs_to_dlptime

  $dlptime = secs_to_dlptime($secs)

Converts epoch time to a Palm OS DlpDateTimeType.

secs_to_palmtime

  $palmtime = secs_to_palmtime($secs)

Converts epoch seconds to a palmtime hashref.

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT ^

Palm::DateTime requires no configuration files or environment variables.

INCOMPATIBILITIES ^

None reported.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS ^

No bugs have been reported.

AUTHOR ^

Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo AT towertech.it>

Currently maintained by Christopher J. Madsen <perl AT cjmweb.net>

Please report any bugs or feature requests to <bug-Palm AT rt.cpan.org> or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Report.html?Queue=Palm.

You can follow or contribute to p5-Palm's development at https://github.com/madsen/p5-Palm.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2003 by Andrew Arensburger & Alessandro Zummo.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY ^

BECAUSE THIS SOFTWARE IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE SOFTWARE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE SOFTWARE "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE SOFTWARE PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION.

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