[Python-Dev] Issue5434: datetime.monthdelta

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Apr 17 11:34:21 CEST 2009

Jess Austin <jess.austin <at> gmail.com> writes:
> I have worked in utility/telecom billing, and needed to examine large
> numbers of invoice dates, fulfillment dates, disconnection dates,
> payment dates, collection event dates, etc.  There would often be
> particular rules for the relationships among these dates, and since
> many companies generate invoices every day of the month, you couldn't
> rely on rules like "this always happens on the 5th".

But, as you say, these are /particular rules/. Why do you think they would be
the same in another industry, or even another telecom company? Why should they
be integrated in Python's standard distribution?

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