How to add months to a date (datetime object)?
Caseyweb at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 20:10:43 CET 2009
On Mar 15, 2:00 pm, tinn... at isbd.co.uk wrote:
> No, it's perfectly possible applying simple logic. My reminder
> program manages it perfectly well. I have, for example, two sets of
> three monthly reminders.
> One starts on Jan 19th and repeats three monthly, that means Jan
> 19th, April 19th, July 19th and October 19th. Very simple.
> The other is a little more difficult, it starts on December 31st
> and repeats three monthly. So that one is on December 31st, March
> 31st, June 30th and September 30th.
> The calendar program manages it perfectly well using what seems to me
> fairly obvious logic, what I want is to be able to do the same in
The example you give does have fairly obvious logic. But how does it
handle Feb 28th, 2009 + 3 months? To me, there are two "obvious"
answers: May 28th, 2009 or May 31st, 2009. The question is intent; is
Feb 28th an arbitrary day of the month, or is it the last day of the
month, which for something like a monthly bill reminder is more likely?
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