Calendar Types

Ashley Yakeley ashley at
Mon Feb 14 20:58:08 EST 2005

In article <87ll9qzuig.fsf at qrnik.zagroda>,
 Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk <qrczak at> wrote:

> Linux (glibc) tries to provide that information. It has lots of rules
> even for weird timezones.

glibc seems capable of adjusting the local time according to weird 
time-zones as specified in the tz database. However, there doesn't seem 
to be a way to access the tz database directly to discover the full 
behaviour of the current time-zone, or to obtain a list of all available 

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA

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