[Chicago] Working with timezones

comicpilsen comicpilsen at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 15:53:51 EST 2016

how about pandas


or pytz


On 11/18/2016 2:43 PM, Suchandra Thapa wrote:
> If you need to implement this yourself, just be sure to consider that this is dependent
> on the date as well.  I.e. depending on when daylight savings time goes into effect,
> your timezone names will change.  To be really accurate, you'll need the year as well. 
> Suchandra
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 2:33 PM Chris Foresman <foresmac at gmail.com
> <mailto: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 <mailto:foresmac at gmail.com>
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