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re: The Date object's API is not rich enough, I like to think of it as the assembler to these libraries C. In other words, most of them use it at thei...
 

So guessing from the example that it primarily helps with the readability of complex date calculations rather than the readability of a date string. I haven't had to use a package for dates in any of the projects I've worked on so genuinely interested what the decision rational is and what Date doesn't do that forces developers to create packages for that functionality.

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