[Python-ideas] date.datetime() method to convert from date to datetime

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Fri Jun 3 08:03:29 CEST 2011

Evan Martin
<python-dev at realityexists.net> writes:

> There is a datetime.date() method for converting from a datetime to a
> date, but no stdlib method to do the opposite conversion. Could a
> date.datetime() method be added that returns a datetime with the time
> component set to zero?

What is “zero” for a time-of-day? Do you mean “midnight on that day”? In
what timezone?

 \       “Faith, n. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who |
  `\   speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.” —Ambrose |
_o__)                           Bierce, _The Devil's Dictionary_, 1906 |
Ben Finney

More information about the Python-ideas mailing list