XF 2.2 Replace text between open and close bbcode tag with a callback?

Earl

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Is it possible to replace the text between open and close tags using a php callback?

I'm trying to make this feature work with an add-on: https://xenforo.com/community/threads/bbcode-that-render-time.189865/

Let's say,

A user posts 2020-12-25;12:30 within a BbCode like [timedate]2020-12-25;12:30[/timedate]

I need to check the post $owner's timezone and convert this string 2020-12-25;12:30 into the Unix timestamp and replace it back to the post.

Then I can use the BBCode callback option to return the HTML and i can also use custom template like
HTML:
<xf:date time="{$time}" />
in the callback function

Or is there an easier way to do this?
 
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