Guido van Rossum
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 07:35:23 -0500
> > A cross-platform time zone facility isn't a problem - the data we need is
> > available and maintained as part of numerous free Unix distributions. We
> > could even steal C code to decode it if we are particularly lazy.
> Why bloat the Python distribution with yet another locale
> implementation ?
Agreed. This should be a 3rd party add-on. (Especially since in many
cases, tzset() does all you need.)
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)