NetUserGetInfo function problem

Peter Hansen peter at
Fri Aug 24 06:50:32 CEST 2001

David Bolen wrote:
> Peter Hansen <peter at> writes:
> > That looks a lot like a count of seconds since Jan 1 1970,
> > but it still doesn't seem like it has anything to do with
> > Python.
> It does because it's the Python win32net (part of the PythonWin
> package) module that is translating the timestamp returned by Windows
> into a Python time-module compatible value (e.g., a time_t).

Ah, I didn't realize it was a value massaged from that which
the Win32 API returned.  Mea culpa.

> > In case you didn't realize: comp.lang.python is for
> > questions regarding Python and some general topics
> Although it's always a good idea to try to identify the platform and
> environment within which the question is being raised, since there are
> quite a few permutations possible with Python.

I suppose that would have helped.  At least I would have known
the OP was even using Python.  Sorry to snipe.

Peter Hansen, P.Eng.
peter at

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