[Python-Dev] PEP 431 Time zone support improvements - Update

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 08:03:16 CET 2012

On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 11:59 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:

> On 12/29/2012 3:16 PM, Lennart Regebro wrote:
>  Yes, but a comprehensible error message is useful even if somebody
>> messed up the system/configuration.
> Just reuse whatever exception type you create and add a sensible message.
> Hopefully, it will never be seen.

I haven't implemented this, but I suspect the code will in the end look for
the tzdata module, which means that if it doesn't exist, the error raised
is an ImportError.

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