RE: time, calendar, datetime, etc

Discussion in 'Python' started by Tim Peters, Aug 3, 2003.

  1. Tim Peters

    Tim Peters Guest

    [Tim, explains that the datetime module's date ordinals were
    deliberately defined to be identical to those used in

    > Dershowitz and Reingold's highly regarded "Calendrical Calculations":
    >
    > http://emr.cs.iit.edu/home/reingold/calendar-book/second-edition/

    ]

    [Dennis Lee Bieber]
    > Pity the book uses LISP (at least, the first edition did)...
    > Even BASIC would be more accessible to most folks <G> (though I would
    > prefer a modern BASIC over G-whiz or older).


    I'd prefer Python, myself. It would be a fun (for a date weenie <wink>)
    project to recode these algorithms Pythonically. I hope someone does.
    Tim Peters, Aug 3, 2003
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  2. Tim Peters

    John Roth Guest

    "Tim Peters" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > [Tim, explains that the datetime module's date ordinals were
    > deliberately defined to be identical to those used in
    >
    > > Dershowitz and Reingold's highly regarded "Calendrical Calculations":
    > >
    > > http://emr.cs.iit.edu/home/reingold/calendar-book/second-edition/

    > ]
    >
    > [Dennis Lee Bieber]
    > > Pity the book uses LISP (at least, the first edition did)...
    > > Even BASIC would be more accessible to most folks <G> (though I would
    > > prefer a modern BASIC over G-whiz or older).

    >
    > I'd prefer Python, myself. It would be a fun (for a date weenie <wink>)
    > project to recode these algorithms Pythonically. I hope someone does.


    Well, where's the hook in the module for someone to add additonal
    calendar classes?

    John Roth
    >
    >
    John Roth, Aug 4, 2003
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