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Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:25:47 -0700
From: Isaac Dunham <>
Subject: Re: localtime() isn't local

On Fri, 26 Oct 2012 18:25:53 +0200
Szabolcs Nagy <> wrote:

> that's not always true as the posix tz format
> cannot represent any timezone
I presume you mean "the posix tz format cannot represent every timezone"?

> in my tzdata files these are counter examples:
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Israel
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Iran
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Argentina/San_Luis
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Santiago
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Egypt
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Chile/Continental
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Chile/EasterIsland
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Antarctica/Palmer
Good to know.

Isaac Dunham <>

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