[Datetime-SIG] Computing .dst() as a timedelta
tim.peters at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 02:30:52 CEST 2015
> Tim, are you referring to the "Troll" rule?  That's a strange beast
> indeed and a comment above it says:
> # The CET-switching Troll rules require zic from tzcode 2014b or later, so
> # suggested by Bengt-Inge Larsson comment them out for now, and approximate
> # with only UTC and CEST. Uncomment them when 2014b is more prevalent.
Yes, and this was pointed out some time ago. These really are the
rules they use:
> On the other hand, I don't see any challenges to PEP 495 there other than
> finding means to extract the relevant information.
The only problem is figuring out how to handle .dst() - which is a
problem regardless of whether 495 is implemented. I remain unclear as
to why it broke zic.c, though!
> Maybe I should hand-code this rule as demo/test case.
This is soooo sad - you're clearly becoming a timezone wonk ;-)
> : https://github.com/eggert/tz/blob/master/antarctica#L217
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