How do I convert String into Date object

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Sun Aug 14 02:49:06 CEST 2011


In article 
<83822ecb-3643-42c6-a2bf-0187c07d351d at a10g2000yqn.googlegroups.com>,
 MrPink <tdsimpson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is this the correct way to convert a String into a Date?
> I only have dates and no time.

You have already received a number of good replies, but let me throw out 
one more idea.  If you ever need to do something with dates and times 
which the standard datetime module can't handle, take a look at the 
excellent dateutil module by Gustavo Niemeyer 
(http://labix.org/python-dateutil).



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