[tz] Our Palestinian New Time Zone

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at systematicsw.ab.ca
Tue Oct 1 05:47:27 UTC 2013

On 2013-09-30 23:42, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2013-09-30 16:53, Paul Eggert wrote:
>> David Braverman wrote:
>>> MSDN documentation says they're using the IANA database, so I would assume
>>> it's a typo in the docs.
>> Could well be, but if so the same typo is in the documentation for
>> DateTimeFormatter.Format(DateTime, String)
>> <http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/Apps/dn264145.aspx>.
>> Anyway this documentation is marked "preliminary"
>> and "subject to change", so it's probably premature
>> to add Windows to our list of implementations
>> <http://www.iana.org/time-zones/repository/tz-link.html>.
> Their are at least three other hits in their docs:
> so I have requested they correct their time zone name references and let the
> list know of appropriate links to their products using IANA time zones.

Correction - looks like 20 hits across all of their sites:
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Calendar.GetTimeZone | getTimeZone method (Preliminary)‎
The identifier from the IANA Time Zone Database that identifies the time zone 
that is used by this Calendar object.
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I need a list of cities and the corresponding timezone for an ...‎
for completion's sake: This list is just a PHP implementation of the IANA Time 
Zone Database, but I'm sure you can access it somehow in most programming languages.
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datetime - How does the Go programming language handle dates and ...‎
Information on the IANA Time Zone Database, including implementation details, is 
described in the code repository. – peterSO Mar 18 at 7:17.
Calendar.ChangeTimeZone | changeTimeZone method (Preliminary)‎
An identifier from the IANA Time Zone Database which identifies the time zone 
that should be used (for example, "Americas/Los_Angeles" for Pacific Time).
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php - Date, Time, DSL and Timezone information handling - Stack ...‎
... IANA Time Zone Database or Olson database internally. (Although it is 
possible to feed it timezone data from another database of course.) ...
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php - Setting MySQL timezone for session - Stack Overflow‎
But often the better approach is to only store UTC times in your database. You 
can do timezone translations directly in PHP using the DateTime and DateTimeZone 
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Get Timezone from City in Python/Django - Stack Overflow‎
pytz is a wrapper around IANA Time Zone Database (Olson database). It does not 
contain data to map an arbitrary city in the world to the timezone it is in.
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c# - Why am i getting this timezone error and is there a better ...‎
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Calendar.Calendar(IIterable(String), String, String, String ...‎
An identifier from the IANA Time Zone Database which identifies the time zone 
that should be used (for example, "Americas/Los_Angeles" for Pacific Time). Remarks.
DateTimeFormatter.Format(DateTime, String) | format(DateTime ...‎
An identifier from the IANA Time Zone Database which identifies the time zone 
that should be used (for example, "Americas/Los_Angeles" for Pacific Time).
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c# - Converting DateTime from specific timezone to UTC - missing ...‎
This is a strategy that will make adjustments when ambiguous or invalid times 
are applied. There is also AtStrictly, which will throw exceptions in those 
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.net - TimeZoneInfo.ConvertTimeFromUtc does not consider DST ...‎
As a quick plug, if you want to use the IANA time zone database from .NET, you 
might want to consider using my Noda Time library instead. share | improve this 
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javascript - How can I serialize Ruby's TZInfo data? - Stack Overflow‎
Use a library on both the server and the client that implement the same version 
of the IANA time zone database. The current version (as I am writing this) is 
2013c ...
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django - AWS is out of sync with Israeli time - causing security ...‎
Israel's time zone changes are accounted for in the 2013d version of the IANA 
time zone database. In Python, this is implemented via pytz.
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Java SystemV timezones and JodaTime - Stack Overflow‎
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_V; share | improve this answer. answered May 
22 '12 at 6:52.
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timezone - time zones in POSIXct and xts, converting from GMT in R ...‎
I have a bunch of 1 minute returns in an xts object with the index being POSIXct 
and time zone being GMT. The returns are on NYSE so I would like to convert to 
the ...
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android - Titanium - How can I get always a specific timezone and ...‎
In particular, Sao Paulo is represented by the America/Sao_Paulo time zone in 
the IANA time zone database. This zone alternates between -3 and -2, as shown here.
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php - What are the "standard" timezone abbreviations? - Stack Overflow‎
... are controlled by politicians in every country of the world. There are 
updates released multiple times per year to the IANA time zone database.
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timezone - Javascript display various time zones - Stack Overflow‎
To do it properly, you will need a library that implements the IANA time zone 
database. I list several of them here. For example, ...
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c# - Compensating for TimeZone offsets while running Quartz jobs ...‎
Alternatively, you could use the more standard IANA time zone database, with a 
library such as Noda Time. When working with DateTime types, ...

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