[Scipy-svn] r2871 - trunk/Lib/sandbox/timeseries

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Mon Mar 26 10:40:36 CDT 2007


Author: mattknox_ca
Date: 2007-03-26 10:40:30 -0500 (Mon, 26 Mar 2007)
New Revision: 2871

Modified:
   trunk/Lib/sandbox/timeseries/tdates.py
Log:
updated documentation for prevbusday function

Modified: trunk/Lib/sandbox/timeseries/tdates.py
===================================================================
--- trunk/Lib/sandbox/timeseries/tdates.py	2007-03-26 15:11:46 UTC (rev 2870)
+++ trunk/Lib/sandbox/timeseries/tdates.py	2007-03-26 15:40:30 UTC (rev 2871)
@@ -91,7 +91,17 @@
 #####---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
 def prevbusday(day_end_hour=18, day_end_min=0):
-    "Returns the previous business day."
+    """Returns the previous business day (Monday-Friday) at business frequency.
+
+:Parameters:
+    - day_end_hour : (int, *[18]* )
+    - day_end_min : (int, *[0]*)
+
+:Return values:
+    If it is currently Saturday or Sunday, then the preceding Friday will be
+    returned. If it is later than the specified day_end_hour and day_end_min,
+    thisday('b') will be returned. Otherwise, thisday('b')-1 will be returned.
+"""
     tempDate = dt.datetime.now()
     dateNum = tempDate.hour + float(tempDate.minute)/60
     checkNum = day_end_hour + float(day_end_min)/60



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