Python equivalent of two Perl statements

Kemp Randy-W18971 Randy.L.Kemp at motorola.com
Fri Jul 20 17:52:37 CEST 2001


Thanks!  I will try that.

-----Original Message-----
From: Sean 'Shaleh' Perry [mailto:shalehperry at home.com]
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2001 10:37 AM
To: Kemp Randy-W18971
Cc: python-list at python.org
Subject: RE: Python equivalent of two Perl statements



On 20-Jul-2001 Kemp Randy-W18971 wrote:
> What is the equivalent of these Perl statements in Python?
> 
> $time = scalar(localtime);
> print "This FTP request started on $time \n";
> 

import time
now = time.ctime(time.time())
print now

time.time() returns seconds since the epoch, ctime() turns it into the
string
like perl does.  There are several other interesting time printing functions
in
the 'time' module.




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