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Re: [Scheme-reports] Date/time package
Peter Bex scripsit:
> I noticed another problem. Since chronologies can hold any fields
> depending on the type, the default (or current-)chronology is still
> hard to use. If it's not iso-based, you can't fetch the hour from it
> for example. If you don't know what type it is, you can't really do
> anything with it.
That's true, but I think this is mostly a matter of not shooting yourself
in the foot. I have added a `chronology-fields` procedure which allows
you to discover the names of the fields (though not their detailed
semantics), and a note that it's best if all chronologies support the
same fields insofar as possible.
> What fields are expected to be available in compound chronologies of
> chronologies with differing fields?
The union of the two, but some fields may not be available for some
My confusion is rapidly waxing John Cowan
For XML Schema's too taxing: cowan@x
I'd use DTDs http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
If they had local trees --
I think I best switch to RELAX NG.
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