[Zope-dev] Re: Options replacing DateTime with datetime!?

Dieter Maurer dieter at handshake.de
Wed Sep 26 15:09:19 EDT 2007

Laurence Rowe wrote at 2007-9-26 11:08 +0100:
> ...
>To enable an evolutionary approach DateTime <-> datetime conversions 
>must be made round-tripable. This is currently difficult as DateTimes 
>have a resolution of milliseconds and datetimes a resolution of 
>microseconds. I propose:
>   * Increase the resolution of DateTimes to microseconds
>   * Modify the DateTime constructor to handle datetime objects
>   * add an asdatetime method which will return a datetime object 
>(avoiding any issues with floating point conversions).
>If there is support for this I will supply a patch.

Sounds as a good first step.

Why do you need a microsecond resolution?


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