NAME

XML::Feed::Util - Utility functions

SYNOPSIS

    use XML::Feed::Util qw(
        format_w3cdtf
        parse_datetime
        parse_mail_date
        parse_w3cdtf_date
    );
    use DateTime;
    
    print format_w3cdtf(DateTime->now);
    
    my $dt;
    $dt = parse_datetime('January 8, 1999');
    $dt = parse_mail_date('Fri, 23 Nov 2001 21:57:24 -0600');
    $dt = parse_w3cdtf_date('2003-02-15T13:50:05-05:00');

DESCRIPTION

Common utility or helper functions.

USAGE

format_w3cdtf($datetime)

Convert DateTime object to W3CDTF format string. Uses default timezone "Z" for "floating" DateTime.

parse_datetime($date)

Parse any date string using DateTime::Format::ISO8601, DateTime::Format::Flexible or DateTime::Format::Natural.

Returns DateTime object or undef.

parse_mail_date($date)

Parse date in RFC2822/822 format using DateTime::Format::Mail. Fallback to parse_datetime() for other formats.

Returns DateTime object or undef.

parse_w3cdtf_date($date)

Parse date W3CDTF format using DateTime::Format::W3CDTF. Fallback to parse_datetime() for other formats.

Returns DateTime object or undef.

AUTHOR & COPYRIGHT

Please see the XML::Feed manpage for author, copyright, and license information.