Andreas Jung wrote at 2007-8-26 20:31 +0200:
> ...
>Conversion between both is pretty much trivial. However I have no idea
>how this would solve the DateTime problem. So what are our DateTime 
>problems?
>
> - an insane constructor with a parser trying to parse almost every
>   date format in the world (with lots of guessing and dealing
>   with ambiguousness)

Which you cannot get rid of -- for backward compatibility.

> - an insane timezone handling

Timezones *are* incredibly difficult. It is not "DateTimes" fault (although
there are some bugs, almost surely easily fixable).

> - DateTime is doing way too much

Which you cannot get rid of -- for backward compatibility.



-- 
Dieter
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