[Tutor] I need advice.

Nathan Pinno falcon3166 at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 2 19:16:37 CEST 2005


I think I'll leave this one for someone else. I got too confused too quick.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan G" <alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk>
To: "Nathan Pinno" <falcon3166 at hotmail.com>; "Tutor mailing list" 
<tutor at python.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2005 1:47 AM
Subject: Re: [Tutor] I need advice.


>> I want to write a program that will convert time in any other time zone 
>> to my time zone.
>
> This is a deceptively complex task. There are around 40 timezones
> varying by anything from 15 minutes to 2 hours. And some places change 
> timezone throughout the year. Others have multiple daylight saving dates 
> etc etc.
>
>> Would it be better to use the Python time molecule
>
> Use the force Luke...
> If a standrad module exists then its almost certain that more thought and 
> debugging has gone into it than you want to expend!
> Use what's there and tweak it to suit your needs.
>
> HTH,
>
> Alan G.
> 


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