Needs programming tip using date

Bernard Delmée bdelmee at advalvas.REMOVEME.be
Tue Aug 5 20:39:05 CEST 2003


> What is THE/recommended way in checking if a date formatted as
> "08/05/2003", so "month/day/year"
> is the date of today or a date of the current week?

Gotta love 2.3:

    import datetime

    sdate = '08/08/2003'
    (d,m,y) = map(int,sdate.split('/'))
    # assumming dd/mm/yyyy mask
    ddate = datetime.date( y,m,d )
    sweek = ddate.isocalendar()[1]
    refwk = ddate.today().isocalendar()[1]

    same_week = sweek == refwk

Cheers,

Bernard.







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