[Python-Dev] Stdlib and timezones, again

Serhiy Storchaka storchaka at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 20:55:34 CEST 2012

On 30.09.12 16:15, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> Probably, but for most purposes I would guess a 2-year old database is
> still good enough? After all, you don't see many people complaining
> about the outdated Unicode database that is hard-wired in past Pythons.

In 2011 Ukrainian timezone data was changed twice for year. And perhaps 
even change in 2013. Russian timezones were changed over the last few 
years and most likely will change in the near future. Correct time is 
critical for many applications.

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