[Datetime-SIG] pytz vs. PEP 495 Was: PEP-431/495
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Aug 25 00:40:36 CEST 2015
On 08/24/2015 03:18 PM, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 5:58 PM, Ethan Furman wrote:
> some_date = get_a_datetime_from_somewhere(ltdf=None)
> except AmbiguousTimeError, NonExistentTimeError as e:
> log(weird_time_error, e)
> some_date = use_default(e.datetime)
>> Writing functions to work around short-comings is not how I like to spend
>> my time (see my contention above about library code).
> Neither do I. That's why in my code you are more likely to see
> some_date = get_a_datetime_from_somewhere()
> instead of the wall of text that you presented. As you can imagine, I will
> not be happy facing a prospect of adding try:.. except's everywhere to port
> my code to Python 3.6.
Why would you have to? I am not suggesting that None be the default, simply that it be available.
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