[Datetime-SIG] PEP-431/495

Stuart Bishop stuart at stuartbishop.net
Tue Aug 25 11:28:13 CEST 2015

On 25 August 2015 at 13:39, Akira Li <4kir4.1i at gmail.com> wrote:

> As far as I know utc -> local timezone *conversions* do not work during
> DST transitions in dateutil [1] while pytz manages just fine.
> Let's not do, whatever dateutil does here. It would be a regression.

dateutils does not work at the moment. With the addition of the new
flag proposed by PEP-495 it should be a simple update to make
dateutils work. Similarly, depending on the semantics of the updated
datetime constructors it may be possible to drop pytz' localize method
and have it work better.

Stuart Bishop <stuart at stuartbishop.net>

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