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The workspace seems bugged

The question: Create a function named to_string that takes a datetime and gives back a string in the format "24 September 2012".

My code: import datetime

def to_string(datetime): datetime = datetime.strftime('24 September 2012') return datetime

date_one = datetime.datetime.strptime("24 September, 2012", "%d %B, %Y") print(to_string(date_one))

The error message: to_string returned the wrong string. Returned '24 September 2012'.

This has been really damn frustrating since it says i returning the string in the question but its wrong

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
224,872 Points

The sample date (24 September 2012) is given as a format example only, the function must use the parameter instead of a literal. When the challenge checks your work, it will pass a different date in for the argument.