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Re: [Nmh-workers] date math

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] date math
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:48:51 -0500

ken wrote:
 > You know ... as long as we're on this subject.
 > I see that there is no longer any difference between the %(tws) and
 > %(pretty) escape, since David Levine removed the backend code that
 > differentiated this in commit 0c926c599d9def7f70.  Because it didn't
 > work (it would return the local timezone symbolic name always, rather
 > than the timezone of the specified date).  So that makes me wonder if
 > we should still try to bother to generate a symbolic timezone name.  It
 > looks like the only portable way to do this is to have an internal list
 > of timezone names.  A large part of me says to not bother.  What do
 > others think?

i'd prefer symbolic, but i understand that it's probably complicated to
get right.

 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 36.1 degrees)

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