[tz] question about mktime_tzname()

Zefram zefram at fysh.org
Wed Jan 11 19:54:45 UTC 2017

Arthur David Olson wrote:
>The philosophical question: for such environment variables, in what year
>should application of daylight saving start (or should it apply to all
>years, no matter how far in the past)?

To all years, surely.  (That's what I implemented in my Perl module
that parses these.)  The nature of a SysV-style setting doesn't place
any restriction on its applicability.


More information about the tz mailing list