[squeak-dev] Chronology and birthdays/ages
klcausey at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 22:04:47 UTC 2021
Yes, the alternative is to get years as a float or fraction and truncate,
but I think that would be a more costly calculation unless there is some
trick to calculating the number of leap years between 2 years.
On Fri, Jun 25, 2021 at 4:59 PM tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:
> Yeah, it's 'interesting' like all date related stuff. Leap years add some
> extra joy.
> > On 2021-06-25, at 2:42 PM, Ken Causey <klcausey at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This is the best I have managed, at least as a single line
> > Date current year - (Date year: 1971 month: 1 day: 5) year - ((Date
> year: 1971 month: 1 day: 5) dayOfYear < Date current dayOfYear ifTrue: 0
> ifFalse: 1)
> > This also works in Cuis. Use of a variable for the birth date helps to
> reduce repetition of course.
> > Ken
> > On Fri, Jun 25, 2021 at 2:30 PM tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:
> > I was just looking at calculating an age from birth date and 'test' date
> and was startled to find no convenient method in the relevant classes.
> Given how many things Chronology does I'm convinced I must have missed
> sometihng obvious - but where?
> > tim
> > --
> > tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
> > Strange OpCodes: LD: Lose Device
> tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
> "Bother" said Pooh as he said f**k in the wrong conf.
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