[Haskell-cafe] why doesn't time allow diff of localtimes ?

Joachim Breitner mail at joachim-breitner.de
Wed Mar 31 04:43:26 EDT 2010


Quoting briand at aracnet.com:
> > which is a variation of the question, why can't I compare
localtimes ?
> > or am I missing something in Time (yet again).

Am Mittwoch, den 31.03.2010, 01:32 -0400 schrieb wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu:
> Two values of LocalTime may well be computed with respect to different  
> timezones, which makes the operation you ask for dangerous. First  
> convert to UTCTime (with localTimeToUTC), then compare.

but this leads to the question: Why can I not compare or diff ZonedTime?


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