[Python-Dev] Adding support for %U and %W for strptime in b2
Guido van Rossum
gvanrossum at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 02:20:43 CEST 2004
On Sun, 17 Oct 2004 15:53:29 -0700, Brett C. <bac at ocf.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> http://www.python.org/sf/1045381 is a bug report about how strptime does
> nothing with %U and %W directives (week of the year with differences in whether
> Sunday or Monday starts the week). I just finished getting the algorithm to
> calculate the date given the year, either of %U or %W and the day of the week.
> Now the question is whether this is a bug fix or a feature implementation. If
> it is a bug fix I can check it right in. The only reason it wasn't in since
> the beginning is I didn't think of the day of the week being all you needed to
> figure out the date with %W or %U. If it is considered a feature, though, I
> will just add a note that %U and %W consume values but do nothing with them.
> So, what do you all think?
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