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Re: Difference when using ZIC vs. Timezone Abbr - Bug?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Dave Witt <dwitt(at)movenetworks(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Difference when using ZIC vs. Timezone Abbr - Bug?
Date: 2008-08-22 00:46:10
Message-ID: 27247.1219365970@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Dave Witt <dwitt(at)movenetworks(dot)com> writes:
> These two queries produce different output, using version 8.3.3:
> SELECT '2008-01-01 00:00:00+00'::timestamptz AT TIME ZONE 'MDT';
> SELECT '2008-01-01 00:00:00+00'::timestamptz AT TIME ZONE 'America/Boise';

Why are you surprised?  Boise would've been on MST not MDT on that date.

			regards, tom lane

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