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as.period(interval(...)) off by a month #371

tjmahr opened this Issue Jan 19, 2016 · 1 comment


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tjmahr commented Jan 19, 2016

#> [1] ‘1.5.0’

t1 <- "1985-11-24"
t2 <- "2007-08-13"
as.period(interval(t1, t2))
#> [1] "21y 9m 19d 23H 0M 0S"

But the amount of time between the two dates is 21 years, 8 months, 20 days.


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vspinu commented Jan 20, 2016

This is a bug. Wrong computation with months.I am a bit surprised this went though unnoticed in our tests.

@vspinu vspinu added the bug label Jan 20, 2016

@vspinu vspinu closed this in d6eb225 Mar 6, 2016

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