Time constants module - standard-library fodder?

Ben Finney bignose-hates-spam at and-zip-does-too.com.au
Sun Jun 1 12:17:58 CEST 2003

On 31 May 2003 16:34:25 -0700, Dan Bishop wrote:
> Ben Finney wrote:
>> Many programmers in many languages break the "use named constants"
>> rule, but one of the most egregious examples seems to be constants
>> for number of seconds in an hour, day, week, etc.
>> [snip]
>> Is there a better way?  A standard module I've missed?
> In Python 2.3, yes.  Take at look at the datetime.timedelta class. 

Excellent!  Thanks very much, now I don't have to duplicate the effort
by refining my module :-)

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