[Python-Dev] datetime issues

M.-A. Lemburg mal at lemburg.com
Tue Sep 16 03:40:59 EDT 2003

Gustavo Niemeyer wrote:
> Also, is there any further work going on to improve the datetime module?
> I'm not suggesting we should mirror mx.DateTime functionalities, but two
> features I miss from mx.DateTime is the DateFrom(), which does its best
> to parse a given string, and the RelativeDateTime() functionality.
> This has probably been raised in the past, so if that's the case, I'm
> sorry. Marc-Andre, what's your opinion about reusing code from
> mx.DateTime into datetime?

The mxDateTime code comes under the eGenix Public License, so
reuse is permittted under the terms of the license. That said,
I doubt that you want to maintain a date/time parser in the
Python core -- I certainly don't :-)

> Anyway, reusing code or not, I'll probably put sometime on it in the
> future, if this looks interesting to everyone (after I finish my current
> python pendencies, like SRE's recursivity removal).

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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