On Tue, 29 Jul 2003, Joshua Hoblitt wrote:

> 'DateTime' Object
> http://www.python.org/doc/2.3/lib/module-datetime.html

No leap seconds.  Years 1 - 9999 only! (why?!).  microsecond resolution.

> Gregorian Calendar from Calendrical Calculations that requires 'DateTime'
> http://www.python.org/doc/2.3/lib/module-calendar.html

Sort of Gregorian, also a grab bag of random stuff, like monthcalendar,
which returns a matrix representing a month's calendar.

Actually, that latter bit is kind of neat.  Wonder if we need it.

> 'Duration' Object
> http://www.python.org/doc/2.3/lib/datetime-timedelta.html

No support for months in durations.  lame.

> 'TimeZone' Object (complete with the EST timezone)
> http://www.python.org/doc/2.3/lib/datetime-tzinfo.html

Bleah.  This is just an interface.  There's no implementation included,
though last I looked somebody had implemented something that did the _most
recent_ rules, ignoring all historical changes.

> 'Incomplete' Date/Time Object
> http://www.python.org/doc/2.3/lib/datetime-date.html

Sort of.

> 'Strftime'
> http://www.python.org/doc/2.3/lib/node208.html

They suck, we rule.


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