1. Sebastian Freundt
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-  A tool to perform date/duration arithmetic in the shell.  Given a date
-  and a a list of durations this will compute new dates.  Given a
+  A tool to perform date arithmetic (date maths) in the shell.  Given
+  a date and a list of durations this will compute new dates.  Given a
   duration and a list of dates this will compute new dates.
 
     dadd 2010-02-02 +4d
 
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-  This is tseq's complement as in one duration can be added to one or
-  number of time values:
+  This is tseq's complement as in a duration can be added to one or more
+  time values, making this the tool of choice for time arithmetic:
 
     tadd 12:00:00 17m
     =>
     strptime -i "%a, %b-%d/%Y" "Mon, May-01/2000"
     =>
       2000-05-01
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+Similar projects
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+
+In no particular order and without any claim to completeness:
+
++ dateexpr: <http://www.eskimo.com/~scs/src/#dateexpr>
++ allanfalloon's dateutils: <https://github.com/alanfalloon/dateutils>
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+Use the one that best fits your purpose.  And in case you happen to like
+mine, vote: [dateutils' Ohloh page](https://www.ohloh.net/p/dateutils2)
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