[Python-ideas] High Precision datetime

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Thu May 10 18:13:24 EDT 2018

> Is there interest in a PEP for extending time, datetime / timedelta for
arbitrary or extended precision fractional seconds?

Having seen the utter disaster that similar ideas brought to numpy, I would
say: no.

On the other hand, nanoseconds are slowly making their way to the stdlib
and to add nanoseconds to datetime we only need a fully backward compatible
implementation, not even a PEP.

See <https://bugs.python.org/issue15443>.

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