time, calendar, datetime, etc

Ben S bens at replytothegroupplease.com
Thu Jul 31 12:09:18 CEST 2003

Steven Taschuk wrote:
> Quoth Kylotan:
>   [...]
>> And does datetime.timetuple() actually return something equivalent to
>> a struct_time as used by the time module? At first glance this looks
>> to be true, but it isn't clearly documented as such.
> Isn't it?
>     timetuple()
>         Return a 9-element tuple of the form returned by
> time.localtime().
> <http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/datetime-datetime.html>

Problem is, time.localtime() doesn't return a 9-element tuple any more,
it returns a struct_time. (Since 2.2, I think.)

Ben Sizer

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