[Vobject] date/time representations
dave at cridland.net
Fri Oct 22 03:37:36 CDT 2004
On Fri Oct 22 07:37:06 2004, Matt Price wrote:
> I'm just following up on an earlier message from someone else that
> I've foolishly deleted -- wouldn't it make sense for the date fields
> in vevents to be represented internally by datetime.datetime
Sounds about right to me, yes.
> iCal.py hasthe following code to parse date values:
> so far it's worked ok for me. I was also wondering about RRULE's --
> how should they be represented internally? since they can repeat
> 'forever' it seems they can't be a simple list of date objects...
Externally, they can be, though. :-)
There's a library I mentioned to Jeffrey a while back which parses,
and represents, iCal's date formats, including RRULE, and provides a
spiffy interface to them.
It's at, erm,
I thought we'd be using that? (I do on my stuff, it's very spiffy
Loosely, it means that RRULE stuff ends up as a list which isn't
fully evaluated - the list might "go on" for ever, basically, but you
don't have to care.
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