[Datetime-SIG] Another round on error-checking

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Fri Sep 4 00:16:33 CEST 2015

On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 8:23 AM, Alexander Belopolsky <
alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 11:19 AM, Chris Barker - NOAA Federal <
> chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
>> If you want that, use tics or numpy.datetime64.
> Chris, please stop promoting numpy.datetime64 here.  It is definitely not
> a positive example of how a date/time manipulation library should be
> designed.

Sorry -- didn't mean to promote -- and yes, it's actually really horrible,
particularly for anything to do with time zones. The point was that there
are other ways to get performance for datetime arithmetic if that's what
you need. That's all.



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