[R] Using POSIX?t rather than "chron" or "date"
jasont at indigoindustrial.co.nz
Wed Sep 17 22:55:27 CEST 2003
On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 19:03, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> The problem with POSIXt is that you must consider timezones
> and daylight vs. standard time issues even if you don't want
> I had previously suggested that we either put chron into the base
> or create a new timezone-less version of POSIXt to complement what
> is already in the base. See:
When I don't want to be bothered with time zones, DST, etc, I set all
time zones to UTC. Works fine for me. I'd love to say I thought of it
myself, but it's an old trick frequently used in industrial real-time
control systems that have daylight savings features when they're not
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