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ruby not using daylight saving (dst) ?

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irb(main):023:0> t=Time.parse("12:20 EST")
=> Sun Aug 31 22:50:00 +0530 2008

Since it is daylight saving in New York, I should be getting 21:50 not 22:50. The dst? method gives false, since it is not daylight saving in my timezone.

The Mac widget as well as give me the correct result.

(In order to run Time.parse on irb you may need to give: irb -rtime on the prompt.)


Written by totalrecall

August 31, 2008 at 11:59 pm

Posted in ruby

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