[Python-Dev] PEP 418 is too divisive and confusing and should be postponed

Gregory P. Smith greg at krypto.org
Tue Apr 10 01:42:35 CEST 2012

On Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Glyph Lefkowitz <glyph at twistedmatrix.com>wrote:

> On Apr 7, 2012, at 3:40 AM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> In any case, NTP is not the only thing that adjusts the clock, e.g. the
> operating system will adjust the time for daylight savings.
> Daylight savings time is not a clock adjustment, at least not in the sense
> this thread has mostly been talking about the word "clock".  It doesn't
> affect the "seconds from epoch" measurement, it affects the way in which
> the clock is formatted to the user.
> -glyph

even on windows where the system hardware clock is maintained in local time?
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