On Tue, Nov 06, 2001 at 05:27:44AM +0000, Thomas Lockhart wrote:
> I glanced at the CET timezone database on my Linux box and it seems that
> there is a DST gap between 1944 and 1977. Certainly I see entries in,
> for example, PST8PDT for this time period whereas for CET I see no
> entries at all.
Europe/Amsterdam has a nice big gap between 1945 and 1977. Perhaps they
stopped observing it for a while and Java's not that bright?
> Is Java guaranteed to use the system timezone database? In any case,
> istm that there is a discrepency between Rene's expectations of DST
> behavior and the info in the zoneinfo database.
I haven't looked the internals of any JRE, but I would think that the
system's timezone database would not even be acknowledged. Java most
likely has its own internal database.
Liam Stewart :: Red Hat Canada, Ltd. :: liams(at)redhat(dot)com
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