[Python-Dev] Python strptime

Jack Jansen Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl
Fri, 21 Jun 2002 15:48:10 +0200

On Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at 07:30 , Martin v. Loewis wrote:

> 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?

MacPython would benefit as well: it also has strftime() but not 
strptime(). There's currently a pure-python implementation of strptime() 
in the Contrib folder, but Brett's solution would better (the Contrib 
strptime can't be incorporated because it's under GPL license, and the 
automatic callout to Python would be really nice as it makes this 
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