[plt-scheme] how to work with dates in scheme

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Fri Dec 19 15:45:00 EST 2008

On Dec 19, 2008, at 12:01 PM, Sigrid Keydana wrote:

> Hi,
> could anyone please give me a starting point how to work with dates in
> scheme (apart from the PLT scheme reference, where I did not find  
> what I
> was looking for)?
> For example, I need to get a date as a program argument in some form
> (e.g., a string like 01.01.2009) and query the database for entries  
> for
> that day and some following days.
> Thanks a lot for any help,
> Sigrid

You probably want srfi-19.

I'm surprised you didn't find it using Help Desk, though perhaps you  
were browsing rather than searching, or using a very old version of  

Try searching for "string->date"

John Clements

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