[erlang-questions] Time range event filtering

Fredrik Andersson <>
Wed Sep 11 08:35:43 CEST 2013


Dont use now() for dates. os:timestamp() is what you should use.


On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 10:27 PM, Bob Ippolito <> wrote:

> Sounds like you should try and find an interval tree implementation for
> Erlang, one probably exists somewhere by now. The fact that you're working
> with times is basically irrelevant to the actual problem at hand.
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Mark Allen <>wrote:
>
>> At $DAYJOB, my team is working on a project where we need to compute a
>> time range (like 9am to 9pm in a specified timezone) and see if
>> erlang:now() is in that time range and take a different action if the bool
>> is true or false.
>>
>> Are there any good libraries for working with time ranges like this?  I
>> wanted to ask before we re-invent the wheel.  I didn't find anything
>> especially appropriate on a cursory web search.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>> Mark Allen
>> Sr Software Developer
>> Alert Logic
>>
>> E: 
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