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

Jack Jansen Jack.Jansen@oratrix.com
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 15:40:43 +0100

On Wednesday, February 27, 2002, at 03:21 , M.-A. Lemburg wrote:

> The discussion is going astray again: Fredrik proposed an abstract
> base type, i.e. a type providing only the name and an interface
> which is defined as convention.
> I am all for adding such an abstract base type (and others
> as well, e.g. for numbers, sequences, money, decimal, etc.)
> with minimal interfaces, but not for fixing a complex interface
> on top of these.

Oops, I had missed that bit as well, that adding an *abstract* base type 
was the intention.

I'm all for that as well.
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