[Zope-dev] Re: Options replacing DateTime with datetime!?
wichert at wiggy.net
Wed Sep 26 16:38:32 EDT 2007
Previously Dieter Maurer wrote:
> 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?
Performance benchmarks, small timeouts.
Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net> It is simple to make things.
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