Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Lib xmlrpclib.py, 1.38, 1.39
tim.peters at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 20:44:21 CET 2005
>> Fred, is there a reason to avoid datetime.datetime's .isoformat()
>> method here? Like so:
> Yes. The XML-RPC spec is quite vague. It claims that the dates are in ISO
> 8601 format, but doesn't say anything more about it. The example shows a
> string without hyphens (but with colons), so I stuck with eactly that.
Well, then since that isn't ISO 8601 format, it would be nice to have
a comment explaining why it's claiming to be anyway <0.5 wink>.
>> A possible downside is that you'll also get fractional seconds if the
>> instance records a non-zero .microseconds value.
> There's nothing in the XML-RPC spec about the resolution of time, so, again,
> I'd rather be conservative in what we generate.
suffices for that much. Tack on .replace('-', '') to do the whole job.
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