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Author belopolsky
Recipients SilentGhost, acucci, belopolsky, berker.peksag, cvrebert, elixir, ezio.melotti, gvanrossum, jerry.elmore, lemburg, martin.panter, matrixise, terry.reedy, tim.peters, vstinner
Date 2016-01-17.21:33:15
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> I don't really think nanoseconds belong here.

What about milliseconds?  I'll leave it for Guido to make a call on nanoseconds.  My vote is +0.5.

> If they don't
> exist anywhere else in the module, why should they be suddenly 
> introduced here?

The timespec feature is modeled after GNU date --iso-8601[=timespec] option which does support nanoseconds.  It is fairly common to support nanoseconds these days and it does not cost much to implement.
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