[Datetime-SIG] PEP 495 (Local Time Disambiguation) is ready for pronouncement

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Aug 18 19:36:14 CEST 2015

How about this diagram?

    fold=True | fold=False
           \  .
            \ .
fold=False   \.

That's how I think of what happens when you set the clock an hour back.

On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 10:23 AM, Alexander Belopolsky <
alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 12:43 PM, Felipe Ochoa <
> felipe.nospam.ochoa at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What if we merge the proposals and set the attribute to `last_fold`?
> Well, "last fold" sounds like "in the last of two or more folds" rather
> than "the last in a fold".
> Here is another way of thinking about the "fold": when you move your clock
> back in the Fall, which hour do you think you had and which the government
> gave you?  I think most people would say they had the first and the second
> they are borrowing until the spring.  So, when your government creates a
> fold in the local time, it gives you the second hour in addition to the
> first that you've already had.
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