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Author p-ganssle
Recipients josh.r, jujuwoman, p-ganssle
Date 2018-07-05.15:29:42
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I don't believe this is a duplicate if #32267, which is actually about the %z directive.

I think the implementation here is correct and the documentation is semi-correct, it depends on how you look at it, consider:

>>> datetime(2018, 1, 1, 0, 0, 0, 1).strftime('%f')

>>> datetime(2018, 1, 1, 0, 0, 0, 100000).strftime('%f')

In the first case "1" got expanded to "000001" and "100000" was printed as-is. However, when you interpret it as being *after* the decimal point, you would consider the first one to not be zero-padded at all and the second one to be zero-padded on the right.

I think the documentation can just be changed to "zero-padded to 6 digits" without specifying left or right.
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