Proposal: API for thread-safe time zone functions

Garrett Wollman wollman at
Thu Jun 7 19:36:15 UTC 2001

<<On Thu, 7 Jun 2001 15:28:20 -0400 (EDT), Garrett Wollman <wollman at> said:

> For example, the timezone America/Montreal is appropriate for both
> en_CA and fr_CA locales

One more thing I forgot: even if my locale is en_US, I might still
wish to find out the time in Europe/Paris or Asia/Tokyo and have it
displayed in a manner which is appropriate to *my* locale, not the
prevailing locale in those places.


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