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Bug #15712

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DateTime#=== should be defined and compare date and time instead of just the date

Added by localhostdotdev (localhost .dev) over 3 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

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Closed
Priority:
Normal
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Target version:
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ruby -v:
ruby 2.7.0dev (2019-03-18 trunk 67296) [x86_64-darwin17]
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Description

DateTime#=== is inherited from Date#=== without overwriting the #=== method, this leads to DateTime#=== comparing only dates and ignore the time part.

DateTime.new(2001, 2, 3) === DateTime.new(2001, 2, 3, 12)
=> false

I think this is not the expected behavior but existing code might rely on this.

Date#===: https://ruby-doc.org/stdlib-2.1.9/libdoc/date/rdoc/Date.html#method-i-3D-3D-3D

Source: https://medium.com/@dvandersluis/an-rspec-time-issue-and-its-not-about-timezones-a89bbd167b86

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