[Datetime-SIG] PEP-431/495

Carl Meyer carl at oddbird.net
Thu Aug 27 19:00:41 CEST 2015


On 08/27/2015 10:54 AM, Tim Peters wrote:
> Heh.  Try explaining the concept to 99.9% of humanity ;-)  I live near
> farm country.  Every year, when DST ends in late fall, there are
> "letters to the editor" complaining that the late crops really _need_
> more sunlight - why can't the damn fool city-slicker politicians just
> leave the sun alone, as God created it?

I spent some time in rural southern Mexico, where people referred to DST
as "government time" and non-DST as "God's time."

Most local affairs were scheduled on "God's time," even when DST was
supposed to be in effect.

Carl

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