CTAN upload notification: datetime

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Nov 4 10:44:55 CET 2002

my upload daemon tells me that Nicola Talbot wrote:

> The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:
> Name of contribution: datetime
> Name and email: Nicola Talbot <...>
> Suggested location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/other
> Summary description: Changes format of \today. Provides commands for current time.
> License type: Generic DFSG
> Announcement text:
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> The package datetime.sty provides various different formats for the
> command \today, and also provides commands for displaying the
> current time, either in 12hr, 24hr or text format. In addition,
> there are macros for displaying the value of LaTeX counter as an
> ordinal (e.g. \ordinal{page} would print 3rd if the current value of
> page is 3, and \ordinalstring{page} would print third) as well as 
> macros for displaying the value of LaTeX counter as a string 
> (e.g. \numberstring{page} would print three). 
> Since version 1.1, the command \thedate has been changed to
> \formatdate to avoid name clashes with some class files. 
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thanks for the upload; i've replaced the older version, as requested.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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