----- Original Message -----
From: Andy Gates <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2000 4:06 PM
Subject: [Zope] Newbie: Date checking?




> A quicky for you Zopistas:  I have some dates in a database, which
> govern when a story becomes live and when it expires.  I need to do a
> test along the lines of:
>
> dtml-in stories
>   if (startdate is past) and (expirydate is future)
>     show the story
>   /if
> /in
>
> I have seen the fmt parameters isPast and isFuture and this gives me a
> true/false response:  <dtml-var startdate fmt=isPast>  but how do I use
> that in an if test?
>>>>>>>>>> I keep (as usual) getting syntax errors.
:)


<dtml-if "_.DateTime(startdate).isPast() and _.DateTime(expirydate).isFuture()">
...
...
</dtml-if>


PM


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