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From: phd at sun.med.ru (Oleg Broytmann)
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 1999 12:15:32 GMT
Subject: mxDateTime in Python distribution
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References: <19990406070255.A867135@vislab.epa.gov>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL2.3.96.SK.990406161212.28161D-100000@sun.med.ru>
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Hi!
On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, Randall Hopper wrote:
> I'd like to add my vote toward integrating Marc Lemburg's mxDateTime
> functionality into the next Python release.
I vote against it. Not that I am against mxTools - it is perfect
library, really.
> I needed to do some date/time arithmetic recently and found that core
> Python didn't have this functionality. I was a little skeptical about
> using a seperate extension for portability reasons.
There is always some need for something more. Do you really want to
include every bit of code into the Library? It would take infinite time to
download and compile Python distribution if all possible modules and
extensions come in.
I want to keep the Library as little as possible. Download, compile and
install only those extensions you need.
> Randall
Oleg.
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