Time Zone Localizations

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Mon Jun 14 05:56:25 UTC 2004

Mark Davis scripsit:

> You are saying that if I generated a series of dates, one per year,
> going back 100 years, that the format would change in the middle? If
> my spreadsheet did that, I'd figure it was a bug -- *not* a feature.

Time zones are infested with the Real World, I fear.  L.A. was on
UTC-7 in January 1943, but it would be incorrect to call that
Pacific Daylight Time.

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