converting a timezone-less datetime to seconds since the epoch
chris at simplistix.co.uk
Thu Mar 18 14:44:53 CET 2010
Chris Rebert wrote:
>> def timestamp(dttm):
>> return time.mktime(dttm.timetuple())
> from calendar import timegm
> def timestamp(dttm):
> return timegm(dttm.utctimetuple())
> #the *utc*timetuple change is just for extra consistency
> #it shouldn't actually make a difference here
Ah, right. What on earth is timegm doing in calendar?
No way I ever would have thought to look there...
I wonder what the best way to get this stuff documented in the datetime
modules docs is?
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