Using Format$ with NotesDateTime Objects

The mission: Create a string containing a date and time, formatted according to RFC 1123 (see also RFC 2616) using Lotusscript. This cost me half a day as I couldn’t figure out what was wrong with my code. Eventually, I got it. If you want to create a String using Format$ and a NotesDateTime object, you have to pass Format the LSGMTTime attribute and NOT the GMTTime. ARGL!!! Dim expiresDT As New NotesDateTime( "Today 02:30:00" ) ... expiresString = Format$ ( expiresDT.LSGMTTime , "ddd, dd mmm yyyy hh:mm:ss") & " GMT" The code above creates a RFC 1123 compliant timestring. @SetHTTPHeader does this automatically, unfortunately this function is not exposed in the NotesDateTime object.

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