datetime and strptime

Magnus Lie Hetland mlh at
Sat Nov 15 22:59:24 CET 2003

In article <mailman.762.1068928058.702.python-list at>, Gerrit
Holl wrote:
>it seems the datetime library does not have a .strptime class method.

Have a look at PEP 321:

It seems to describe one possible future for the parsing capabilities
of datetime. Under "Generic Input Parsing" the following question is
posed: "Is a strptime() implementation that returns datetime types
sufficient?" No clear answer, though.

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