[Python-Dev] Add UTC to 2.7 (PyCon sprint idea)

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Feb 18 00:25:43 CET 2010

skip at pobox.com writes:

> My guess is the data are updated several times per year, not the code.
> Can they not be separated?

AIUI this discussion is about getting the ‘pytz’ library into the Python
standard library. If the data is separate from the modules, the question
then becomes how users on various platforms can update the data without
installing a new version of the whole standard library.

 \                   “The best ad-libs are rehearsed.” —Graham Kennedy |
  `\                                                                   |
_o__)                                                                  |
Ben Finney

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list