[R] dates

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik at ci.tuwien.ac.at
Tue May 22 21:14:57 CEST 2001

>>>>> "David Kane writes:

> I am just starting to play with R. What is the recommended manner for
> dealing with dates? In particular, should I be using the "chron" or
> the "date" package or working with some of the facilities in base R
> like strptime?

I'd recommend using the date/time functionality that comes with R.  See

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