FW: Implementation of zoneinfo (Olson, tz) database in .NET c-sharp csharp

Kevin hellosticky at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 14:37:53 UTC 2007

"Joshua Kifer" <joshua at jottnetworks.com> writes:
>> the only thing being retained is the timezone name and its UTC
>> offset.  No historical data is utilized.
> Thanks.  Here's a draft of what could go into tz-link.htm; comments
> and corrections are welcome.
>  <li><a href="http://www.codeplex.com/publicdomain">PublicDomain</a>
>  has a copy of a recent <code>tz</code> database, accessed via a <a
>  href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C_Sharp">C#</a> library. As its
>  name suggests, it is in the public domain. Only current time stamps
>  are supported; historical data are not used.</li>

By the way, the historical data exists, I just haven't implemented
accessor methods to retrieve that data. This data is already compiled
in to the runtime binary. However, it can be retrieved manually
through the TzDatabase class, although that requires a local copy of
the tz database.


More information about the tz mailing list