darcs patch: Figure out timezone offset from timezone name
bjorn at bringert.net
Sat Feb 2 15:17:33 EST 2008
On Feb 2, 2008 8:49 PM, Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-02 at 11:36 -0800, Don Stewart wrote:
> > david:
> > > Sat Feb 2 12:33:17 CET 2008 David Leuschner <david at loisch.de>
> > > * Figure out timezone offset from timezone name
> > This should be forwarded to the time library maintainer, Bjorn Bringert.
> If that is the case then he should probably update the email address
> that darcs uses:
> It is currently set to this list.
I also thought that Ashley Yakeley was the maintainer. I have written
the code that this patch concerns though. The patch seems nice, but
there are some problems:
- Time zone information is not static.
- Time zone names are sometimes ambiguous.
Shouldn't we really use the OS time zone database for this?
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