FW: Questions

Paul Eggert eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU
Wed Apr 4 17:41:01 UTC 2007

Fan_Zhenqiang at emc.com writes:

> What if a time zone is specified together with the date/time value? For
> instance, is there any function that call whether "2007-11-04 01:30 PST"
> is DST?

Sorry, no; in general that's not possible, as in some locations the
same abbreviation is used for both standard and daylight time.  One
could do a reasonable job in most cases, as in the other problems you
mentioned; it shouldn't be that hard, but the functions aren't there

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