How Compute # of Days between Two Dates?

Grant Edwards grante at
Mon Sep 1 16:08:05 CEST 2008

On 2008-09-01, W. eWatson <notvalid2 at> wrote:

> That's the question in Subject. For example, the difference between 
> 08/29/2008 and 09/03/2008 is +5. The difference between 02/28/2008 and 
> 03/03/2008 is 4, leap year--extra day in Feb. I'm really only interested in 
> years between, say, 1990 and 2050. In other words not some really strange 
> period of time well outside our current era of history.

Does the standard library's datetime module not do what you want?


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