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(fwd) The Many Dates and Times of Perl

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 21:32:35 -0500
To: www-rdf-calendar@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030315023235.GA24380@tux.w3.org>
I thought this worth forwarding. 

...provides a nice survey of date and time related functionality
available in the Perl programming language and its extension 
modules. Or some of them anyway! 

	"It wouldn't be Perl if there weren't at 
	least a dozen other modules with overlapping 
	functionality, right? In this case, there's more than two dozen!"

I wonder how much of all that could be re-expressed in N3 rdf rules for Cwm...


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