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Re: TimeZone convert problem.

by DrHyde (Prior)
on Oct 05, 2012 at 11:28 UTC ( #997445=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to TimeZone convert problem.

DateTime is the canonical module for handling dates and times. DateTime::Format::ISO8601 and various other DateTime::Formats are handy for parsing textual dates and times.

But you don't want to search for timezone abbreviations. Really, you don't. To take just one example, when you say EST do you mean UTC-5 (North America), UTC-3 (Brazil), or UTC+10 (Australia)?

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