[Python-ideas] datetime.timedelta literals
chris.barker at noaa.gov
Mon Jun 4 19:22:43 EDT 2018
On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 3:21 PM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So maybe you could propose adding:
> > seconds
> > minutes
> > hours
> > days
> > to the datetime module, and then we could write:
> > 60*seconds == 1*minutes
> > Without any changes to the language at all.
> This strikes me as more of a personal/team style issue, so probably
> fits better as local definitions in a project's "utilities" module.
probably, yes -- that's why I'm not going to push for it. But the point is
that we can "solve" this problem in Python by:
* Doing nothing, and letting people roll their own simiple solution
* Adding a few names to the datetime module
Which is a pretty small lift, at least compared to adding new literal
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