// Copyright (c) 2000 David Muse
// See the COPYING file for more information.

#ifndef DATETIME_H
#define DATETIME_H
#include <time.h>

// The datetime class provides methods for converting date/time formats and
// accessing various date/time values.

class datetime {
                                // current time
                        datetime(char *datestring);
                                // datestring must be "mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss"
                        datetime(time_t *epoch);
                                // *epoch is the number of seconds since 1970,
                                // output by many standard time functions
                        datetime(tm *timestruct);
                                // *timestruct is a (struct tm *), output by 
                                // many standard time functions

                // These methods return commonly needed time/date values
                int     getHour();
                int     getMinutes();
                int     getSeconds();
                int     getMonth();
                int     getDayOfMonth();
                int     getDayOfWeek();
                int     getDayOfYear();
                int     getYear();

                int     isDaylightSavingsTime();
                        // returns 1 if daylight savings time is currently
                        // in effect and 0 if it isn't

                char    *getTimeZone();
                        // returns a 3 character string representing the
                        // time zone

                long    getTimeZoneOffset();
                        // returns (in seconds) the offset from GMT

                // These methods output conversions to other date/time
                // formats.
                char    *getString();
                        // returns "mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss"
                time_t  getEpoch();
                        // returns the number of seconds since 1970
                tm      *getTm();
                        // returns a pointer to the internal "struct tm"

                #include <rudiments/private/datetime.h>