[Datetime-SIG] PEP-431/495

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Fri Aug 28 19:55:29 CEST 2015

On 08/27/2015 10:10 AM, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM, Carl Meyer wrote:
>> I spent some time in rural southern Mexico, where people referred to DST
>> as "government time" and non-DST as "God's time."
> Interesting.  In Russia it was sometimes called the "decree" time even though
>  historically the "decree time" was something different.  (And guess what: the
> spring-forward/fall-back mnemonics don't help non-English speakers.)

It only barely helps me (a native English speaker living in Pacific Time) -- it tells me which way the clock is going to go, but I am still clueless as to which is Daylight Savings and which is 
Daylight Standard.


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