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You can add, subtract and even multiply instances, pickle and copy them and convert the results to strings, COM dates, ticks and some other more esoteric values. In addition, there are several convenient constructors and formatters at hand to greatly simplify dealing with dates and times in real-world applications.
In addition to providing an easy-to-use Python interface the package also exports a comfortable C API interface for other extensions to build upon. This is especially interesting for database applications which often have to deal with date/time values.
This Debian package is built for Python 2.1.
The python*-egenix-mx* packages supersede the old python-mx* packages found in earlier Debian versions. A notable difference: The modules (e.g. DateTime) now have the prefix "mx." in the namespace. So, for example, if you have used the old DateTime module in a program, you should instead use mx.Datetime. E.g.: # Old: import DateTime # New: from mx import DateTime
egenix-mx-base (2.0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. Closes: bug#290734. -- Joel Rosdahl <email@example.com> Sun, 16 Jan 2005 16:07:13 +0100 egenix-mx-base (2.0.5-2) unstable; urgency=low * Build-depend on debhelper 4. -- Joel Rosdahl <firstname.lastname@example.org> Fri, 20 Aug 2004 19:54:22 +0200 egenix-mx-base (2.0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. * Removed more»
The upstream source was found on the following address: http://www.lemburg.com/files/python/eGenix-mx-Extensions.html Upstream author: Marc-Andre Lemburg <email@example.com> This package is distributed under a double copyright. eGenix.com Public License is the one that allows Debian to redistribute this software (it is DFSG-compliant) and is reported below. For more information see the file m more»