Ruby library that adds the following methods to the DateTime class for handling Unix timestamps.
* from_unix_ts(unix_ts, offset) * to_unix_ts() * to_i()
One advantage of using this library over Time.at() is the correct handling of very large dates (> 2038) on 32-bit systems.
Documentation is available online at at rdoc.info
require "unix_epoch" dt = .(1301103992) dt.to_i == 1301103992
sudo gem install unix_epoch
Here's some good information on various Calendar systems:
And the Perl library from which I borrowed some ideas:
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