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Re: Useful zsh/datetime things

Oliver Kiddle wrote:
> Bart wrote:
> > A useful addition to strftime would be an option to assign the result to a
> > parameter, similar to the -A and -H options of "stat" (from zsh/stat).
> Don't really see the point of that. $(...) does the job and it is more
> obvious what it does than some option letter.

Well, if you passed it an associative array you could arrange it so that
the element "m" was given the value of the "%m" output, and so on.  But
that looks like overkill.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
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