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On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 7:18 PM, Mario Corchero email@example.com wrote:
There were discussions about having it a function, making the constructor of datetime accept a string(this was strongly rejected), having a static function in datetime, etc... and there was no real agreement.
Guido has written several times that a named constructor is the way forward. The name "fromisoformat" was more or less agreed upon as well. In fact, Mathieu Dupuy's patch was 95% there.