anytime arrived on CRAN with releases 0.0.1 and 0.0.2 about a month ago. anytime aims to convert anything in integer, numeric, character, factor, ordered, ... format to POSIXct (or Date) objects.
Release 0.0.3 brings a bugfix for Windows (where for dates before the epoch of 1970-01-01, accessing the
tm_isdst field for daylight savings would crash the session) and a small (unexported) extension to test format strings. This last feature plays well the ability to add format strings which we added in 0.0.2.
NEWS file summarises the release:
Changes in Rcpp version 0.0.3 (2016-10-13)
Courtesy of CRANberries, there is a comparison to the previous release. More information is on the anytime page.
For questions or comments use the issue tracker off the GitHub repo.
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