joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Tue Nov 12 20:14:44 CET 2013
On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 2:09 PM, MRAB <python at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> On 12/11/2013 16:12, Tim Chase wrote:
>> On 2013-11-12 17:57, Ferrous Cranus wrote:
>>> > Best practices say to move the value from local time to UTC as
>>> > soon as possible, then store/use the UTC time internally for all
>>> > operations. Only when it's about to be presented to the user
>>> > should you convert it back to local time if you need to.
>>> or perhaps by confiruing the timezone of the server to use Greece's
>>> TimeZone by issuing a linux command?
>> Regardless of the server's configured TZ, best practice still says to
>> normalize everything to UTC (ESPECIALLY if Greece uses the
>> abomination of DST that we suffer here in the US) as soon as
>> possible and keep it that way for as long as possible.
> FTR, the countries in the EU all change at the same (UTC) time.
In the US, the state of Indiana is really weird. Three separate time
zone areas, that don't all flip in the same way. See this for TZ
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