[Development] QTimeScheme for Qt - 5.0 or 5.1?

Stephen Kelly stephen.kelly at kdab.com
Wed Feb 15 23:49:54 CET 2012

On Wednesday, February 15, 2012 21:55:54 Konrad Rosenbaum wrote:
>  The 
> calculation results are almost identical. Almost.

Is that enough?

John Layt mentioned the existence of such a mapping too.

> A parser for Olson DB files is not overly complex to write - I did that
> within  a weekend.
> git://silmor.de/konrad/tzone.git
> I haven't completely checked Stephen's interface, but I had the distinct 
> feeling that it underestimates the complexity of time zones:
> *the definition of standard time and/or DST can change for any time zone at
> any  time
> *there can be 1 or up to 3 different time specs in a year (under
> exceptional  circumstances even more)

The output QDateTime depends on the input QDateTime. With a database of which 
time spec it was at any particular point, the correct answer would be 

> *it is not always clear which time spec is standard and which one is DST

I'm not certain what you mean.


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