A different OT: timer Question

Dawes, Stephen Stephen.Dawes at calgary.ca
Tue Feb 8 11:39:16 EST 2005

The date function in linux take cares of this I believe. The trick is to
define the variable as a date/time datatype.

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> [mailto:speakup-bounces at braille.uwo.ca] On Behalf Of Janina Sajka
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> I have a somewhat different spin on Cheryl's question ...
> Does anyone know of software that will calculate time 
> arithmetic correctly? In other words, if you add 00:40:00 and 
> 00:42:00, the result should be 01:22:00.
> I had a Cassio calculator back in the 1970's that did this. 
> Sure miss that functionality.
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