Need Help comparing dates

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Fri Jun 16 03:41:31 CEST 2006

Tim Chase <python.list at> writes:

> If you need to map the month-strings back into actual dates, you 
> can use this dictionary:
>  >>> month_numbers = dict([(date(2006, m, 1).strftime("%b"), m) 
> for m in range(1,13)])

Or you can just use the same format codes to specify that
time.strptime() should do the parsing for you. (Which I remembered too
late for my initial reply.)

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