find nearest time in datetime list

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Wed Jan 30 15:06:28 CET 2008


Boris Borcic wrote:
> min(DTlist,key=lambda date : abs(dt-date))

In Python2.4:

   Traceback (most recent call last):
     File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
   TypeError: min() takes no keyword arguments

Looks like min() only started taking keywords (key) from 
Python2.5 forward.

But the min() solution is good if you're running 2.5

-tkc







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