Date::Language − Language specific date formating and parsing


  use Date::Language;
  my $lang = Date::Language−>new('German');
  $lang−>time2str("%a %b %e %T %Y\n", time);


Date::Language provides objects to parse and format dates for specific languages. Available languages are

  Afar                    French                  Russian_cp1251
  Amharic                 Gedeo                   Russian_koi8r
  Austrian                German                  Sidama
  Brazilian               Greek                   Somali
  Chinese                 Hungarian               Spanish
  Chinese_GB              Icelandic               Swedish
  Czech                   Italian                 Tigrinya
  Danish                  Norwegian               TigrinyaEritrean
  Dutch                   Oromo                   TigrinyaEthiopian
  English                 Romanian                Turkish
  Finnish                 Russian



See "time2str" in Date::Format


See "strftime" in Date::Format


See "ctime" in Date::Format


See "asctime" in Date::Format


See "str2time" in Date::Parse


See "strptime" in Date::Parse


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