Get timestamp in millisecond in python 2

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Just a quick code snippet to get the millisecond in python.

# python 2.x
import time
import calendar

# to get the time stamp in 1. millisecond (Linux stype from the epoch 1970-01-01 00:00:00)

dt = time.strptime('1970-01-02', '%Y-%m-%d')

ts = calendar.timegm(dt)
print(ts * 1000)

2018-01-21, Seattle


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