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Andy McDonald
Andy McDonald
Python Development Techdegree Student 6,418 Points

Accessing datetime.year but not equal to int?

I dont get it. When i print dates[4].year it says that the year is 2012 but when I pass the exact thing into my function it says that it being == 2012 is False.

import datetime

dates = [
    datetime.datetime(2012, 12, 15),
    datetime.datetime(1987, 8, 20),
    datetime.datetime(1965, 2, 28),
    datetime.datetime(2015, 4, 29),
    datetime.datetime(2012, 6, 30),

def is_2012(arg):
    return datetime.datetime.year == 2012

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,029 Points

Hey Andy McDonald, it is the year attribute of the argument arg that should be checked.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!