> > What's wrong with porting DateTime? > > It's back to the old question of "what's in core?" Are dates and > times something that are used in such a large proportion of programs > that they deserve to be shipped in the basic grammar? Or perhaps in > the basic set of packages? > > Perl 5 has an entire swath of modules designed to manipulate dates > and times; this suggests that they are (A) commonly used and (B) > something that people feel very strongly about the semantics of.
Which still begs the question - why not port DateTime to P6? Why can't installing a module provide new keywords? Rob