[Tutor] I need advice.
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.
> Alan G.
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