time

Gerrit gerrit at nl.linux.org
Tue Sep 28 09:18:46 CEST 2004


Steve Holden wrote:
> Bryan wrote:
> 
> >can someone explain to me why i get different values for the tm_yday and 
> >tm_isdst values?
> >
> > >>> import rfc822
> > >>> rfc822.parsedate('Mar  1 01:03:59 2004')
> >(2004, 3, 1, 1, 3, 59, 0, 0, 0)
> >
> > >>> import time
> > >>> time.strptime('Mar  1 01:03:59 2004', '%b %d %H:%M:%S %Y')
> >(2004, 3, 1, 1, 3, 59, 0, 61, -1)
> >
> The trivial answer is "because of differences in the modules". Your 
> question is a bit like asking "Why is the sky today not the same color 
> as it was yesterday?"

See also:

http://www.python.org/sf/748843

Gerrit.

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