[docs] [issue9811] strftime strips '%' from unknown format codes on OS X

R. David Murray report at bugs.python.org
Thu Sep 9 16:23:34 CEST 2010


R. David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com> added the comment:

Python's strftime is a thin wrapper around the system strftime.  This means, for example, that a slightly different set of % codes is supported on windows vs linux.  So, from Python's point of view this is at *most* a doc bug.

That said, I think there have been some rumblings about writing our own strftime, but I don't know if anyone is serious about it.

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assignee:  -> docs at python
components: +Documentation -Library (Lib)
nosy: +belopolsky, docs at python, r.david.murray
versions: +Python 2.7, Python 3.2

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