[Python-Dev] proposal: add basic time type to the standard library
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Fri, 8 Feb 2002 16:31:09 -0500
Guido van Rossum writes:
> Is comparison the same what Tim mentioned as range searches? I guess
> a representation like current Zope timestamps or what time.time()
> returns is fine for that -- it is monononous even if not necessarily
> continuous. I guess a broken-out time tuple is much harder to compare.
Yes; as long as ordering is easy to check, we're fine with a long int
or some such thing. The range search is indeed the specific
application Jim has in mind.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation