- 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.
- This is tseq's complement as in one duration can be added to one or
+ 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:
strptime -i "%a, %b-%d/%Y" "Mon, May-01/2000"
+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>
+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)