Subject Re: [firebird-support] access DST value
Author Richard Wesley
On Oct 6, 2006, at 03:40, Nick Upson wrote:

> has anyone written a routine that will give access to the daylight
> saving value in the standard time structure. I need to know, for a
> given date & time and current timezone, if DST applies so that I can
> calculate:
> how many minutes it is
> date & time it starts
> date & time it ends

Isn't this a presentation layer issue?

Unless you are doing something very unusual (e.g. tracking spending
habits by local time of day) times in a database should be UTC.
Richard Wesley Senior Software Developer Tableau
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