[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] r61403 - python/trunk/Misc/NEWS

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 09:25:05 CET 2008

skip at pobox.com wrote:
> Well, %u is already in use by at least some implementations of strftime.
>>From the Solaris 10 man page:
>      %u       Weekday  as  a  decimal  number   [1,7],   with   1
>               representing Monday. See NOTES below.
> I see the same on my Mac.
> I think it's better to use the same format code for both parsing and
> formatting if possible.

Yep - %u already being used for something else in some contexts is the 
kind of reason I was looking for. Given that, then %f for fractions of a 
second sounds fine.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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