need to print seconds from the epoch including the millisecond

Dan Stromberg drsalists at
Thu Dec 26 20:22:10 CET 2013

On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 10:32 AM,  <matt.doolittle33 at> wrote:
> i am using 2.7.   I need to print the time in seconds from the epoch with millisecond precision.  i have tried many things but have failed.  heres my latest:
>         from time import time, strftime
>         from datetime import datetime, time
>         #  write date, time, then seconds from epoch
>         self.logfile.write('%s\t'%(strftime("%Y-%m-%d",)))
>         self.logfile.write('%s\t'%(now.strftime("%H:%M:%S",)))
>         self.logfile.write('%s\t'%(now.time()))

In [1]: import time

In [2]: time.time()
Out[2]: 1388085670.1567955


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