[Python-ideas] Rename time module to "posixtime"
solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jun 16 13:25:32 CEST 2010
On Wed, 16 Jun 2010 11:59:20 +0200
"M.-A. Lemburg" <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> > On Tue, 15 Jun 2010 23:03:06 -0700
> > Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> >> I agree with this sentiment. The UNIX timestamp stuff should stay in
> >> time, the time tuple stuff should just go, and datetime should be
> >> fleshed out to handle all the stuff that is not a direct wrapping
> >> around libc. That way people deal with accurate datetimes as well as
> >> well understood concepts with UNIX timestamps and datetime objects.
> > Agreed.
> > What? We all agree?
> I don't :-)
> We've done the stdlib reorg already, now it's time to focus on
> improving what's there, not removing things.
Well, I agree that adding functionality is what's mostly needed in the
date/time area right now. Removing old stuff should be quite low
priority compared to that.
(perhaps I should stop agreeing with everyone, sorry :-))
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