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python pretty time with localization
# coding: utf-8
from datetime import datetime
from datetime import timedelta
def calc_diff(delta):
delta = abs( delta )
return {
'year' : int(delta.days / 365),
'month' : int(delta.days % 365) / 30,
'day' : int(delta.days % 365) % 30,
'hour' : int(delta.seconds / 3600),
'minute' : int(delta.seconds / 60) % 60,
'second' : delta.seconds % 60,
'microsecond' : delta.microseconds
}
def localize(u):
return {
'year': 'жил',
'month' : 'сар',
'day': 'өдөр',
'hour': 'цаг',
'minute': 'минут',
'second': 'секунд',
'microsecond': 'микросекунд'
}.get(u, '')
def pretty_date(dt, length=3, past_tense='{}-н өмнө', future_tense='{}-н дараа '):
delta = dt
if type(dt) is not type(timedelta()):
delta = datetime.now() - dt
the_tense = past_tense
if delta < timedelta(0):
the_tense = future_tense
d = calc_diff( delta )
hlist = []
count = 0
units = ( 'year', 'month', 'day', 'hour', 'minute', 'second', 'microsecond' )
for unit in units:
if count >= length: break
if d[ unit ] == 0: continue
l = localize(unit)
hlist.append( '%s %s' % ( d[unit], l ) )
count += 1
pretty_delta = ' '.join( hlist )
return the_tense.format(pretty_delta)
date_past = datetime(
year = 2012,
month=6,
day=8,
hour=6,
minute=54,
second=33,
microsecond=4000
)
date_future = datetime(
year = 2018,
month=10,
day=14,
hour=6,
minute=54,
second=33,
microsecond=4000
)
print pretty_date(date_past, 3)
print pretty_date(date_future, 3)
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