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On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 6:20 AM, Velko Ivanov <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
..
>> Converting datetime values to float is easy.   If your dt is a naive instance representing UTC time:
>>
>>     timestamp = (dt - datetime(1970, 1, 1)) / timedelta(seconds=1)
>>
>> If your dt is an aware instance:
>>
>>     timestamp = (dt - datetime(1970, 1, 1, tzinfo=timezone.utc)) / timedelta(seconds=1)
>
> Please add these lines to the datetime module's documentation. In some
> central, well lit place. I believe that if nothing else, the whole
> discussion should have proved to you that there are many people looking
> for them.

This is precisely what I suggested at the end of msg132697 above.  See
attached patch (issue2736-doc.diff) for a proposed documentation
enhancement.
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