[Python-Dev] time functions
Eric S. Raymond
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 20:26:14 -0500
Thomas Wouters <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Actually, I'll split it up in three proposals:
> - Making the time in time.strftime default to 'now', so that the above
> becomes the ever so slightly confusing:
> timestr = time.strftime("<format>")
> (confusing because it looks a bit like a regexp constructor...)
> - Making the time in time.asctime and time.ctime optional, defaulting to
> 'now', so you can just call 'time.ctime()' without having to pass
> time.time() (which are about half the calls in my own code :)
> - Making the time in time.localtime and time.gmtime default to 'now'.
> I'm 0/+1/+1 myself :)
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