[Datetime-SIG] PEP 495 (Local Time Disambiguation) is ready for pronouncement

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Aug 16 16:12:00 CEST 2015

On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 7:02 AM, Alexander Belopolsky <
alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 11:27 PM, Tim Peters <tim.peters at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Although I'd use "earlier" and "later" [timestamp value].
> The timestamp value is a floating point number.  As such, it can be
> larger or smaller, but not earlier or later.

But it represents time on a timeline in specific units. I agree with Tim
that using earlier and later would be clearer to the reader.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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