Re: Improving support for timezones in Python (was: UTC "timezone"causing brain explosions)

Discussion in 'Python' started by Chris Angelico, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 1:26 PM, Ben Finney <> wrote:
    > He also reinforces the message that UTC is the canonical timezone for
    > storing and manipulating timestamp values, and we should be converting
    > to/from those canonical values as early/late as possible in our programs.


    Call it a "UTC Sandwich", like Ned Batchelder's "Unicode Sandwich".
    It's a good idea for the same reason.

    ChrisA
     
    Chris Angelico, Jan 31, 2014
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