[DB-SIG] Standardized Date-Time class
Tue, 9 Dec 1997 16:57:35 -0800
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> I don't know who's C library routines you're using, but the ones
> shipped as part of most Unix sytsems are pretty robust. I haven't
> checked the GNU version, but I suspect that they're based on the code
> that Sun released to the public in '87, which is what most Unix
> systems use. These include the ability to externally specify TZ tables
> that vary from year to year & locale, and manage to capture such
> oddities as Arizona not doing DST at all, and Hawaii having one day of
> DST in 1933.
That's not the only odd things happening...
For a good laugh read your closest zoneinfo source files...
People have done really bizzare things with timezones.
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