time Module Inconsistencies

Andrew Markebo andrew.markebo at telia.com
Thu Feb 20 11:34:18 CET 2003

/ Martin Miller <mmiller at tx3_DELTHIS_.com> wrote:
| In the standard Python time module, the item at index 6 of the "time
| tuple" which is returned from gmtime() and localtime() is defined to
| be an integer in the range [0,6] where Monday is 0.
| However, the "%w" format directive to strftime(), when given the same
| sort of tuple, returns a weekday number decimal string where Sunday
| equals 0.

Or use "%u-1", then you don't need to rotate..

    %u     The day of the week as a decimal,  range  1  to  7,
              Monday being 1.  See also %w. (SU)

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