Calculating days using Business Days for the Calendar
gerrit at nl.linux.org
Mon Sep 20 18:39:55 CEST 2004
David Stockwell wrote:
> I''m wondering if the Calendar object has an option to only do calculations
> based on business days (ie M-F). Additionally does it have a way to get
> holidays into itself?
> Currently I'm considering converting my calculations over to business days
> and am wondering if there is anything built-in. I've tried searching but
> so far haven't seen such a thing built in.
> I'm thinking I'm just going to have to bite the bullet and create my own
> approach to
> 1) figure out the day of the week of my starting date (Calendar.weekday()
> should do the trick)
> 2) determine the number of days up to my finish date (i do that now)
> 3) determine the number of non-business days (weekends + holidays)
> 4) subtract off the number in #3 from #2
Maybe the external module ''DateUtil'' (Google for it) can help you. It
is quite advanced in many aspects.
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