[Python-Dev] datetime module enhancements

Robert Brewer fumanchu at amor.org
Sat Mar 10 18:04:34 CET 2007

On 3/9/07, Collin Winter <collinw at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On the subject of datetime enhancements, I came
> > across an SF patch (#1673403) the other day that
> > proposed making it possible to compare date and
> > datetime objects.
> One solution that just occurred to me -- and that
> skirts the issue of choosing an interpretation --
> is that, when comparing date and datetime objects,
> the datetime's .date() method is called and the
> result of that call is compared to the original
> date. That is,
> datetime_obj < date_obj
> is implicitly equivalent to
> datetime_obj.date() < date_obj
> Seems a ready-made use case for that method.


...and it's a decision that can be made independently
of how to add or subtract dates.

Robert Brewer
System Architect
Amor Ministries
fumanchu at amor.org
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