[Chicago] Working with timezones

Jason Wirth wirth.jason at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 15:35:29 EST 2016

I've heard of a library called Arrow. I've never used it but maybe that'll
On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 2:34 PM Chris Foresman <foresmac at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ugh, dealing with time/timezones is the worst, AMIRITE? Here’s what I need
> to do:
> Calculate an offset from UTC, and use the offset to get a list of
> corresponding timezone names, i.e., I’ve detmerined that I need all the
> timezones associated with offset -06:00; which includes “America/Chicago”,
> “CT”, etc. I looked at pytz, but it looks like it only goes the other
> direction, i.e. pytz.timezone(‘America/Chicago’) will give me a tzinfo
> instance with UTC offset -06:00.
> Outside of building my own reverse database, does anyone have ideas how to
> make this work?
> Thanks,
> Chris Foresman
> foresmac at gmail.com
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