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

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 18:07:39 CEST 2015


On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 11:28 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> Proposal: name the flag 'fold', reverse it's sense, and be done with it
> (then move on to PEP 500). So fold defaults to False.

I like "fold".  It is short, uses the word from the problem domain and I
think the ascii-art below can serve as the mnemonic:

        fold=True
          +---+
           \  |
            \ |
fold=False   \| fold=False
------------->+-----------
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