[Grok-dev] Re: GrokPaste: a grok pastebin app

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Mon Mar 26 03:51:46 EDT 2007

Christian Theune wrote:
> Am Samstag, den 24.03.2007, 03:15 -0600 schrieb Philipp von
> Weitershausen:
>>> Human Readable Time Deltas
>>> -----------------------------------------
>>> I really like web sites with "posted 4 hours ago". To that end I made a 
>>> TimeReadable Global Utility. Right now this includes about 50 lines of 
>>> code that I grabbed from django.utils.timesince.py.
>>> It would be nice to eventually have this functionaly in a megrok 
>>> package, or Grok core.
>> Sounds sensible. It would be even nicer if we didn't have to maintain 
>> this sort of stuff. Perhaps people who want this should simply install 
>> the django egg or we should depend on it for this kind of stuff?
> This is so generic. That should be a generic python package that you can
> pass two datetime instances and it gives you a structure of amounts and
> units, so you can still translate it.
> This should be a very small egg with no dependency to anything but the
> python standard library.

Sounds reasonable. I suppose somebody (Kevin *wink*) shoudl talk to the 
Django guys then...

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