formatted 'time' data in calculations
schap at offenbachers.com
Wed Jan 7 18:45:12 CET 2009
Here is how I have done adjustments to time in the past. This is mostly
Date related but it may help
today = datetime.date.today()
wkdiff = datetime.timedelta(weeks=1)
daydiff = datetime.timedelta(days=1)
this will subtract 1 week and 1 day from today.
> There seems to be no shortage of information around on how to use the
> time module, for example to use time.ctime() and push it into strftime
> and get something nice out the other side, but I haven't found
> anything helpful in going the other way.
> That is, given some formatted text describing times - is there
> something that makes it easy to calculate time differences, or do I
> have to index my way through the string pulling out characters,
> converting to integers etc...
> Data is formatted:
> t1 = 09:12:10
> t2 = 11:22:14
> I want to calculate tdiff = t2-t1
> Any suggestions? (Thanks for anything you can offer)
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