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Author lemburg
Recipients belopolsky, brian.curtin, lemburg, r.david.murray
Date 2010-06-07.08:06:14
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Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> Alexander Belopolsky <> added the comment:
> As far as I remember, the datetime module started as a pure python module and was reimplemented in C around year 2003 or so.  One of the important additions at that time was the C API to datetime functionality.  I am afraid that with the _timemodule.c/ split there will be more an more functionality that is awkward to access from C API.

That's correct, though the main reason for rewriting the module in
C was to gain performance - this is essential for basic types like
date/time types.

-1 on undoing the C rewrite.

It would be much better to spell out the problems you mention and
provide patches to implement solutions for them.
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