Creating a timedelta counter...

Adonis adonisv at REMTHISearthlink.net
Tue Jul 20 05:37:17 CEST 2004


"Wil Schultz" <news at rekon.NOSPAM.org> wrote in message
news:10fp2gpt3usdk7d at corp.supernews.com...
> Hey all,
> Sorry, I am trying my best to learn python and seem to be able to grab
> somethings while others seem to escape me...
>
> I am trying to write a timedelta meter, i.e. "it has been U years, V
> months, W day's, X hours, Y minutes, Z seconds since SomePoint"
>
> Here's what I have so far, I can print the current time/date but am
> having issues figuring out how to timedelat it...
>
> ____________________________________________________
> # dunno about this
> from datetime import datetime, timedelta
>
> # This works, will print date/time
>
> from time import gmtime, strftime
> strftime("%a, %d %b %Y %H:%M:%S +0000", gmtime())
>
>
> # sometime
> myYear          = "2004"
> myMonth         = "7"
> myDay           = "8"
> myHour          = "6"
> myMinute        = "21"
> mySecond        = "13"
> -----------------------------------------------------
>
> -- 
> Wil
> my 2¢
>
> "When everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked
> something."

Check out the datemtime module, in particular the timedelta class.
Hope this helps.

http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-datetime.html

Adonis





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