On Fri, 16 May 2003, Aditya wrote:
> I have a timestamp column that I'd like to display in a user-defined timezone
> select updated at time zone $TZONE from page;
> where $TZONE is a PG-valid timezone abbreviations.
> 1) Does anyone have a list of valid timezone abbreviations?
The best one I know of is in the source
> 2) Is there a way to get the timezone to display in the above select for each
> row returned? (it only shows if I don't specify the time zone)
I can't think of one that actually works.
> In general, "at time zone foo" seems to be a rather poorly documented command
> -- the only mention I can easily find is in the _Practical Postgresql_ book,
> where it says "PostgreSQL supports the use of all ISO standard time zone
> abbreviations" (p.76). That would be helpful if I could find a list of
> standard ISO time zone abbrevs -- Google yielded
> http://greenwichmeantime.com/info/timezone.htm which doesn't have abbrevs for
> all timezones and PG doesn't seem to accept timezones in 'GMT+X' notation...
In 7.4, I seem to be able to say at time zone interval 'n hours'. It
seems to do wierd things in 7.3, I think there was an issue with a
function returning the wrong type.
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