[Python-Dev] Status on PEP-431 Timezones

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 22:42:27 CEST 2015

On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 9:47 PM, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> On 07/27/2015 07:46 AM, Lennart Regebro wrote:
>> Well, OK, let's propose these wordings: It looks like a date
>> operation, ie, add one to the date, but in reality it's a time
>> operation, ie add 86400 seconds to the time. These things sound
>> similar but are very different.
> I have to disagree.  If I have my alarm at 7am (localtime ;) so I can be at
> work at 8am I don't care exactly how many seconds have passed, that alarm
> better go off at 7am local time.

Right. And then adding 86400 seconds to it is not the right thing to do.


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