Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#4037 closed (invalid)

need from / import

Reported by: chwolfe Owned by: jacob
Component: Documentation Version: master
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Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
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In the section in tutorial one,

import datetime

# ...
class Poll(models.Model):

# ...
def was_published_today(self):

return ==

I think the import line should be:

from datetime import datetime

I am somewhat new to python so maybe I'm doing something wrong.

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comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by ubernostrum

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No, it's correct. The Python standard module datetime contains classes named datetime and date. Doing import datetime makes datetime the _module_ available to you, so the two classes need to be referred to as datetime.datetime and

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