How to read such file and sumarize the data?

MRAB python at
Thu Nov 18 00:37:23 CET 2010

On 17/11/2010 22:49, Tim Harig wrote:
> On 2010-11-17, MRAB<python at>  wrote:
>> When a user starts, save the info in the first dict, and when a user
>> finishes, calculate the elapsed time and add it to the total for that
>> user.
> Perhaps you know more about the structure of this data.  It seems to me
> that a user might have more then a single job(?) running at once.  I
> therefore made the assumption that each start must be matched to its
> coorisponding stop.

I did make certain assumptions. It's up to the OP to adapt it to the
actual problem accordingly. :-)

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