Author belopolsky
Recipients belopolsky, ethan.furman, larry, mark.dickinson, r.david.murray, tbarbugli, trcarden, vivanov, vstinner
Date 2015-07-05.19:04:08
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I'll let others fight this battle.  In my view, introducing floating point timestamp method for datetime objects was a mistake.  See issue #2736.  

Specifically, I would like to invite Velko Ivanov to rethink his rant at msg124197.

If anyone followed his advise and started using timestamp method to JSON-serialize datetimes around 3.3, have undoubtedly being bitten by the present bug (but may not know it yet.)

For those who need robust code, I will continue recommending (dt - EPOCH)/timedelta(seconds=1) expression over the timestamp method and for JSON serialization (dt - EPOCH) // datetime.resolution to convert to integers and EPOCH + n * datetime.resolution to convert back.
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