rebus.datetimes v0.0-1


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Date and Time Extensions for the 'rebus' Package

Build regular expressions piece by piece using human readable code. This package contains date and time functionality, and is primarily intended to be used by package developers.


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rebus.datetimes: Regular Expression Builder, Um, Something (Datetime-Related Functionality)

This package contains datetime-related functionality for the rebus package. It is primarily intended for other R package developers. For interactive use, try rebus instead.

Build regular expressions in a human readable way

Regular expressions are a very powerful tool, but the syntax is terse enough to be difficult to read. This makes bugs easy to introduce and hard to find. This package contains functions to make building regular expressions easier.


To install the stable version, type:


To install the development version, you first need the devtools package.


Then you can install the rebus.datetimes package using


Package contents

datetime accepts a strptime-style format string, and creates a regular expression to match it. You can choose the locale for matching (month names differ between locales), and whether the regex is used for input or output (input needs to be less strict).

iso_date, iso_time and iso_datetime provide regexes to match ISO 8601 standard dates and times.

Constants are available for date components. For example, SECOND matches seconds, TIMEZONE matches timezones, etc.

Functions in rebus.datetimes

Name Description
IsoClasses ISO 8601 date-time classes
OPT_LEADING_0 Date-time regexes
get_weekdays Get the days of the week
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Date 2015-12-16
License Unlimited
LazyData true
RoxygenNote 5.0.1
Collate 'imports.R' 'datetime-constants.R' 'datetime.R' 'iso-classes.R'
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2015-12-16 07:02:54 UTC; rjc2003
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2015-12-16 09:36:53

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