[ Lennart Regebro wrote:]
> On 11/22/05, Jürgen Herrmann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> do we REALLY need dates <1900 / >2036 ?
>
> Yes.
>
>> using unix timestamps for
>> storage and as the base for all conversions would make things a lot
>> easier!
>
> datetimes are picklable, so if you are going to change how they are
> stored (which may not be a good idea for backwards compatible
> reasons), you should use that.

i'll surely change the storage format, when rewriting it! storing
year, month, day, hour, minute, second, a unix timestamp and tzinfo
is plain odd! so using a datetime instance for storage indeed seems
the most obvious thing if we need dates <1900 / >2036.

regards, juergen herrmann
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