[tz] User time zones

Jaakko Hyvätti jaakko.hyvatti at foreca.com
Thu Dec 8 12:20:52 UTC 2011

What others have said, I would put simply: always transmit and store times 
in UTC. Only convert to local timezones in user interfaces.  Otherwise, 
you'll lose your mind, fast.

Also, force your data sources to use UTC.  Otherwise, they'll lose their 
mind too.

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