FW: Questions

Bennett Todd bet at rahul.net
Wed Apr 4 18:37:54 UTC 2007

2007-04-04T13:41:01 Paul Eggert:
> 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.

Not to mention, by PST do you mean Pacific Standard time or Pitcairn
Standard Time? The short abbreviations are now where near unique


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