[Python-Dev] Python strptime

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Tue, 18 Jun 2002 07:43:56 -0400

> 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?

Isn't the problem that strftime() is in the C standard but strptime()
is not?  So strptime() isn't always provided but we can count on

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