Generate a very brief date description.
Arguments and values
|universal-time|| A Universal Time (default is |
|time-zone|| A time zone (default is |
|month-precedes-date|| A generalized boolean (default is
|year-first|| A generalized boolean (default is
|include-year|| A generalized boolean (default is |
|separator|| A character (default is |
|destination|| Either |
|result|| A string or |
If destination is non-
nil; otherwise, a string.
If universal-time is not supplied or is
nil, the current time
(as returned by
If time-zone is not supplied or is
nil, it defaults to the current
time zone adjusted for daylight saving time. If
If month-precedes-date is true, the month is presented in front of the date; otherwise the date precedes the month.
If year-first is supplied and is non-
nil, the year is presented in
front of the month and date; otherwise the year follows the month and date.
If include-year is supplied and is non-
nil, the year is included in
the presented time.
Display the current date (with and without the year):
> (very-brief-date) "2/16/2008" > (very-brief-date (get-universal-time) :include-year nil) "2/16" >
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