[Python-Dev] datetime.timedelta total_microseconds
rbellevi at google.com
Wed Feb 27 18:04:45 EST 2019
Sorry for the slow response.
Timedelta division is quite a nice solution to the problem. However, since
we're maintaining a python version agnostic library at least until 2020, we
need a solution that works in python 2 as well.
For the moment, we've left the code as in the original snippet.
On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 2:56 PM Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> Did we ever hear back from the OP as to whether they were using py2 or 3?
> If they were unable to find timedelta division in py3 -- that's a pretty
> good case that we need something else.
> The OP:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 9:10 PM Richard Belleville via Python-Dev <
> python-dev at python.org> wrote:
>> In a recent code review, the following snippet was called out as
>> reinventing the
>> _MICROSECONDS_PER_SECOND = 1000000
>> def _timedelta_to_microseconds(delta):
>> return int(delta.total_seconds() * _MICROSECONDS_PER_SECOND)
>> The reviewer thought that there must already exist a standard library
>> that fulfills this functionality. After we had both satisfied ourselves
>> that we
>> hadn't simply missed something in the documentation, we decided that we
>> better raise the issue with a wider audience.
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