[Python-Dev] New bug tracker is active now

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Aug 23 21:57:16 CEST 2007

> When editing my details I saw there is a field for my timezone.  The
> comment says: "this is a numeric hour offset, the default is UTC", so
> I'm assuming it counts in whole hours (fine for me, not so fine for
> people in e.g. India, unless it accepts decimal notation).  I have two
> issues with this: it's unclear which direction this works (is East
> positive or negative?), and I will need to change this number twice
> yearly.  In other words, it shouldn't be a number, it should be a name,
> like the names used in Linux: Europe/Amsterdam.

I think this will be fairly difficult to fix. Roundup doesn't have
a timezone database; it just applies the delta to the UTC time. We are
merely using roundup, instead of developing it.




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