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

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 17:26:19 -0500

> > What does a database app with the resulting tuple?
> It puts the values into struct fields for year, month, day, etc.
> (Databases usually avoid using Unix ticks since these cause
> the known problems with dates prior to 1970)

Hm, I thought that databases have their own date/time types?  Aren't
these used?

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