[Python-Dev] datetime module enhancements
collinw at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 20:42:08 CET 2007
On 3/10/07, Robert Brewer <fumanchu at amor.org> wrote:
> 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.
That's what I thought, until Steve Bethard set me straight:
I'm going to defer to him on this.
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