[Python-checkins] r80085 - python/trunk/Doc/whatsnew/2.7.rst

R. David Murray rdmurray at bitdance.com
Thu Apr 15 03:45:38 CEST 2010


On Thu, 15 Apr 2010 01:55:17 +0200, andrew.kuchling <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
> +* The :mod:`difflib` module now produces output that is more
> +  compatible with modern :command:`diff`/:command:`patch` tools thanks
> +  to two changes: 1) the header giving the filename now uses a tab
> +  character instead of spaces as a separator, and 2) the date format
> +  used is now ISO-8601 style, ``2005-01-26 23:30:50``.  (Fixed by
> +  Anatoly Techtonik; :issue:`7585`.)

The date format change was a doc change only (*recommending* ISO 8601
style, replacing the previous ctime recommendation).  difflib does not
itself generate dates.

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R. David Murray                                      www.bitdance.com


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