[Python-ideas] Add a "week" function or attribute to datetime.date
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Mon Mar 4 16:09:17 EST 2019
There are all sorts of "Calendar" operations one might want -- I think
those belong in a separate library, rather than a few tacked on to datetime.
On Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 2:48 AM Robert Vanden Eynde <robertve92 at gmail.com>
> Currently one can do week = d.isocalendar()
> The iso definition of a week number has some nice properties.
> On Fri, 1 Mar 2019, 11:44 Antonio Galán, <angala.agl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The week number is usually refered to the week of the year, but the week
>> of the month is also interesting, for example for some holiday which depend
>> on the week number of the month, so in analogy with "weekday" we can use
>> "yearweek" and "monthweek"
>> El vie., 1 de marzo de 2019 9:33, Adrien Ricocotam <ricocotam at gmail.com>
>>> I like the idea. But how to distinguish it from the number of week past
>>> since the beginning of the month ?
>>> But that’s great.
>>> On Fri 1 Mar 2019 at 09:31, Antonio Galán <angala.agl at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi, datetime.date.today() (or other day) has attributes .year and
>>>> .month wich return the year and the month of that date, also it has a
>>>> function weekday() wich return the number of the day in the week.
>>>> I think it is a good idea add a function or attribute "week" wich
>>>> return the number of the week on the year. It is useful to execute scripts
>>>> once a week for example.
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