I have this timestamp value being return by a web service
I know that it means timezone, but what exactly does it mean?
And I am trying to mock this web service, so is there a way to generate this timestamp using
strftime in python?
Sorry if this is painfully obvious, but Google was not very helpful and neither was the
I am currently using this :
T doesn’t really stand for anything. It is just the separator that the ISO 8601 combined date-time format requires. You can read it as an abbreviation for Time.
Z stands for the Zero timezone, as it is offset by 0 from the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Both characters are just static letters in the format, which is why they are not documented by the
datetime.strftime() method. You could have used
Monty Python and the method would have returned them unchanged as well; the method only looks for patterns starting with
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