[Python-Dev] New Subscriber Introduction

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Tue, 25 Jun 2002 12:16:18 +0200

mal wrote:

> Just curious: have you taken a look at the mxDateTime parser ?

is that an extension of the rfc822.parsedate approach?

> It has a slightly different approach than strptime() but also
> takes a lot of load from the programmer in terms of not requiring
> a predefined format.

if you're asking me, strptime is mostly useless in 99% of all practical
cases (even more useless than scanf).  but luckily, it's mostly harm-
less as well...