Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

TimeStampAsRFC822 ( theTS ; Zone )

Converts a timestamp to RFC 822 format

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  Sample input:
TimeStampAsRFC822 ( Item::PubDate ; "GMT" )
  Sample output:
Sun, 04 Dec 2005 13:05:36 GMT (where Item::PubDate is a field containing the timestamp "12/4/2005 1:05:36 PM" )

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Converts a FileMaker timestamp to RFC822, in the format: Sat, 07 Sep 2002 09:42:31 GMT

I use this as part of a solution to spin the RSS files for podcasts. For my time zone, I would use "-0500" for the "Zone" parameter. Note: my understanding of the RFC822 time spec is pretty poor, but so far this seems to generate valid timestamps for me.



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