[docs] [issue31327] bug in dateutil\tz\tz.py

Tim Peters report at bugs.python.org
Wed Oct 11 12:22:20 EDT 2017


Tim Peters <tim at python.org> added the comment:

Since this is a pretty common gotcha, I'd prefer to add it as an example to the text I already quoted; e.g., add:

"""
For example, the native Windows C libraries do not support times before the epoch, and `localtime(n)` for negative `n` raises `OSError` on Windows.
"""

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assignee:  -> docs at python
components: +Documentation -Library (Lib)
nosy: +docs at python
type: crash -> enhancement

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