[Python-ideas] lack of time zone support

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 20:41:40 CEST 2010

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Bill Janssen <janssen at parc.com> wrote:
> To me, the single most irritating problem with the Python support for
> date/time is the lack of support for time-zone understanding.

There are two related issues on the tracker:

http://bugs.python.org/issue5094 "datetime lacks concrete tzinfo impl. for UTC"
http://bugs.python.org/issue6641 "strptime doesn't support %z format ?"

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