[ANN] python-dateutil 1.0

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Gustavo Niemeyer

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Jul 19, 2005, 4:52:56 PM7/19/05
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Changes since 0.9
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* Fixing parsing of XXhXXm formatted time after day/month/year
has been parsed.

* Adding patch by Jeffrey Harris optimizing rrule.__contains__.


What is it?
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The dateutil module provides powerful extensions to the standard
datetime module, available in Python 2.3+.

Features
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* Computing of relative deltas (next month, next year,
next monday, last week of month, and a lot more);

* Computing of relative deltas between two given
date and/or datetime objects;

* Computing of dates based on very flexible recurrence rules
(every month, every week on Thursday and Friday, every
Friday 13th, and a *LOT* more), using a superset of the
iCalendar RFC specification. Parsing of RFC strings is
supported as well.

* Generic parsing of dates in almost any string format;

* Timezone (tzinfo) implementations for tzfile(5) format
files (/etc/localtime, /usr/share/zoneinfo, etc), TZ
environment string (in all known formats), iCalendar
format files, given ranges (with help from relative deltas),
local machine timezone, fixed offset timezone, UTC
timezone, and Windows registry-based timezones.

* Internal up-to-date world timezone information based on
Olson's database.

* Computing of Easter Sunday dates for any given year,
using Western, Orthodox or Julian algorithms;

* More than 400 test cases.

Where to get it?
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https://moin.conectiva.com.br/DateUtil

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Gustavo Niemeyer
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