datetime module for Python 2.2

Donnal Walter donnalcwalter at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 23 16:59:56 CET 2003


"Tim Peters" <tim.one at comcast.net>
> [Donnal Walter]
> > I am looking forward to using the new datetime module in Python 2.3, but
> > until there is a stable version of wxPython for 2.3 I must stay
> > with Python 2.2.2.
> >
> > Is there a pure Python version of the new datetime module (or portions
> > thereof) that I could use for development on 2.2.2 until I am able
upgrade
> > to 2.3? (Yes, I know it would be slower than the C version, but that's
ok
> > for now.) Thanks.
>
> Skip pointed you to the Python CVS sandbox.  A better place, over time, is
> in Zope3's CVS tree.  Zope3 is in much the same boat as you, and I'm
> maintaining a pure-Python workalike mostly for its benefit:
>
>     http://cvs.zope.org/Zope3/src/datetime/
>
> They're "compatible enough" that the same (extensive) test suite is used
for
> both, but I'm sure there are differences if you try hard enough;

Thanks, so much. This helps a lot. If it is good enough for Zope, I'm sure
it will be good enough for me. :-)

Donnal Walter
Arkansas Children's Hospital








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