[Python-Dev] iso8601 parsing
alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Wed Oct 25 19:22:43 EDT 2017
On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 5:30 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> Maybe I'm just being slow today, but I don't see how you can write
> "generic code" to convert text to int/float/complex/Fraction, but not
> times. The only difference is that instead of calling the type directly,
> you call the appropriate classmethod.
> What am I missing?
Nothing. The only annoyance is that the data processing code typically
needs to know the type anyway, so the classmethod is one more variable
to keep track of.
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