CTAN update: datetime

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sat Nov 21 23:38:56 CET 2009

back on the 17th, the daemon piped up and wittered about an upload...

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: datetime
> Author's name: Nicola Talbot
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/datetime
> Summary description: Change format of \today with commands for displaying the time
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Version 2.56:
>  * Added \formattime. (Specific times can now be displayed in
>    the same format as \currenttime)
>  * Added new date format yyyymmdd
>  * Added new time format hhmmss
>  * Added new package option "iso"
>  * datetime package options now override babel's date format
>  * Moved definition of \newdateformat and \newtimeformat before 
>    configuration file is loaded.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

and that same day i installed the new version, but was not able to
update the catalogue repository (mechanism failure at the server).  so i
forgot to send this mail ... even when the catalogue repository was

so, 4 days late ...

thanks for the upload.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/datetime.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/datetime

needless to say, the catalogue entry has now done all the changing it's
going to do, from this update.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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