[SOLVED] There has to be a better way to split this string!

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Feb 9 20:47:16 EST 2016

Anthony Papillion <anthony at cajuntechie.org> writes:

> On 02/09/2016 07:26 PM, Anthony Papillion wrote:
> > I am using datetime.now() to create a unique version of a filename.
> > […]
> Found the solution in strftime(). Exactly what I was looking for.

For the task of making a unique filename, you should also consider the
‘tempfile’ module in the standard library.

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