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

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 23:38:49 +0100

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > > 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?

At C level, interfacing is usually done using structs (ISO SQL/CLI 
defines these).

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