[Python-ideas] Reduce platform dependence of date and time related functions

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Mon Sep 16 21:02:13 CEST 2013

On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 2:49 PM, <random832 at fastmail.us> wrote:

> I propose supplying pure-python implementations (in accordance with PEP
> 399) for the entire datetime module

We already have that in python 3.x:


I believe it still has some platform dependencies through the time module.

The idea to provide pure python implementation of the time module was
proposed and rejected:


If you would like to improve cross-platform compatibility in this area, I
would start with re-implementation of strftime().  See

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