[Python-Dev] proposal: add basic time type to the standard library

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Fri, 8 Feb 2002 16:07:04 -0500

Guido van Rossum writes:
 > In that case, I take back everything I've said about Jim Fulton's
 > requirements.  I'm quite sure that in the past he said he needed a
 > very lightweight date/time object, but from what you say it appears
 > this need has disappeared.

He wanted this for the catalog, and I suspect he still does.  Both
size and performance (of comparisons) were important, not rendering


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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