> Note: I contacted the maintainers of the Date package
> about integrating Date_Cron into the Date package
> but received no response.
I did not receive any mail.
This conversion may be usefull (ie system tools), but I'm not in favour to merge in Date. This is a nice candidate for a standalone package. This kind of data is way too linux (and system/cron daemon) specific to fit in the date package itself.