Re: simpler increment of time values?

Discussion in 'Python' started by Jason Friedman, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. > Hi all,
    > I'd like to ask about the possibilities to do some basic manipulation
    > on timestamps - such as incrementing a given time (hour.minute -
    > string) by some minutes.
    > Very basic notion of "time" is assumed, i.e. dateless,
    > timezone-unaware, DST-less etc.
    > I first thought, it would be possible to just add a timedelta to a
    > time object, but, it doesn't seem to be the case.
    >
    > The code I came up with (using time and datetime modules) seems rather
    > convoluted and I would like to ask about some possible more
    > straightforward alternatives I missed.
    > The equivalent function (lacking validation) without the (date)time
    > libraries seems simple enough (for this limited and individual task).
    > Although it is probably mostly throw-away code, which seems to do what
    > I need, I'd be interested in better/more elegant... solutions.


    I have some thoughts on a solution, but first, what is 12:45 plus 12
    hours? What is 12:45 minus 13 hours?
    Jason Friedman, Jul 5, 2012
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