> > 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?


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