[ Lennart Regebro wrote:]
> On 11/21/05, Jürgen Herrmann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> recently i came up here with the intention to fix DateTime#strftime().
>> while trying this, i had to dig deeper and deeper into the
>> implementation
>> of DateTime and especially the timezone and daylight saving stuff.
>> to be honest, it's completely hacked together :(
> Yup.
>> sorry guys, i won't be able to completely fix this for now. i found
>> a way to monkey patch zope to make it work for my case (2 timezones
>> only). my plan is to completely reimplement DateTime, based on
>> python's datetime in my own freetime (maybe around xmas this year)
>> and give it back to the community.
> Well, that would be cool. Just a question: How do you plan to keep and
> verify backwards compatibility? Any database, with any type of
> DateTime object, must work transparently.

100% compatibility isn't desireable, because its broken atm ;P

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