[Python-Dev] New module proposal: timelib

Tim Peters tim.one at comcast.net
Thu Dec 11 18:10:34 EST 2003

[Keith Dart]
>> Attached is a module that I call timelib that extends the standard
>> time module. This module allows easier time manipulation with a
>> mutable time object, and provides some extra utility functions.

[Brett Cannon]
> Browsing the code I didn't see anything that was that much better than
> what datetime offered.  The mutability is the only big difference but
> I don't see that as a critical thing in this case since they are
> relatively cheap objects to create.

Just noting that it was considered critical for time and date objects *not*
to be mutable, else they couldn't be used as dict keys (an important use

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