[New-bugs-announce] [issue7531] datetime.timedelta doc has incorrect output

John Gardner report at bugs.python.org
Thu Dec 17 15:32:21 CET 2009

New submission from John Gardner <python.20.huxoll at spamgourmet.com>:

The output example for timedelta in datetime package has the wrong 
output for the supplied commands.

For example:
>>> ten_years, ten_years.days // 365
(datetime.timedelta(3650), 10)
should be:
>>> ten_years, ten_years.days 
(datetime.timedelta(3650), 3650)
(or perhaps, days changed to years.

It's very misleading to have these strange numbers as output.

Also, the comments to the right don't seem to be relevant.

assignee: georg.brandl
components: Documentation
messages: 96514
nosy: georg.brandl, huxoll
severity: normal
status: open
title: datetime.timedelta doc has incorrect output
type: behavior
versions: Python 2.6, Python 2.7, Python 3.0, Python 3.1

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