[Python-Dev] Python strptime

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
18 Jun 2002 07:30:15 +0200

Brett Cannon <bac@OCF.Berkeley.EDU> writes:

> Well, since locale info is not directly accessible for time-specific
> things in Python (let alone in C in a standard way), I have to do multiple
> calls to strftime to get the names of the weekdays.

I wonder what the purpose of having a pure-Python implementation of
strptime is, if you have to rely on strftime. Is this for Windows only?