Author Alexander.Belopolsky
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Date 2012-09-09.14:38:16
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On Sep 9, 2012, at 8:15 AM, Roy Smith <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:

> We need to define the scope of what input strings will be accepted.

Since it is easier to widen the domain of acceptable arguments than to narrow it in the future, I would say let's start by accepting str(x) only where x is date, time, timezone or datetime. I would leave out timedelta for now because it's str(x) does not resemble ISO at all. 

Either that or full ISO 8601. Anything in between is just too hard to explain.
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