[Python-Dev] PEP 410 (Decimal timestamp): the implementation is ready for a review

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Fri Feb 17 19:00:16 CET 2012

Am 17.02.2012 10:28, schrieb Steven D'Aprano:
> Georg Brandl wrote:
>> Am 16.02.2012 11:14, schrieb "Martin v. Löwis":
>>> Am 16.02.2012 10:51, schrieb Victor Stinner:
>>>> 2012/2/16 "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>:
>>>>>> Maybe an alternative PEP could be written that supports the filesystem
>>>>>> copying use case only, using some specialized ns APIs? I really think
>>>>>> that all you need is st_{a,c,m}time_ns fields and os.utime_ns().
>>>>> I'm -1 on that, because it will make people write complicated code.
>>>> Python 3.3 *has already* APIs for nanosecond timestamps:
>>>> os.utimensat(), os.futimens(), signal.sigtimedwait(), etc. These
>>>> functions expect a (seconds: int, nanoseconds: int) tuple.
>>> I'm -1 on adding these APIs, also. Since Python 3.3 is not released
>>> yet, it's not too late to revert them.
>> +1.
> Sorry, is that +1 on the revert, or +1 on the APIs?

It's on what Martin said; you're right, it was a bit too ambiguous even
for a RM :)


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