[Datetime-SIG] Computing .dst() as a timedelta

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 13:33:50 CEST 2015

On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 5:43 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> I think I only got part of my tongue-in-cheek suggestion across :-)
> The idea was to drop local time altogether and instead use UTC
> everywhere. Wall clocks would all show UTC. Instead of switching
> time zones, you'd adapt your schedule as needed and this could
> be as flexible as you want.
> People would just have to get used to having dinner at e.g.
> 03:00 UTC instead of 8pm [add some timezone here] and you
> would be able to enjoy sunset at 10:00 UTC in some places.
> Ain't going to happen, but it would allow people to gain back
> some more freedom in scheduling their lives.

*looks at left wrist* Current civil time is 9:33PM.
*looks at right wrist* Current UTC time is 11:33.

I wear two watches for that exact reason. Bring it on!


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