[Datetime-SIG] Calendar vs timespan calculations...

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Sat Aug 1 20:34:37 CEST 2015


On 08/01/2015 11:18 AM, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 1:52 PM, Ethan Furman wrote:

>> I'm happy to concede that counting backwards to get the start time is less
>> frequent, and the times this hits/crosses a time shift are even less
>> frequent, but that is all the more reason to refuse the temptation to guess.
>
> My goal here is to minimize the impact on the programs that are
> already written and deployed.

Why is this even a problem?  Already written programs will not be using the new strict tzinfo.

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~Ethan~


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