[zope2-tracker] [Bug 378616] Re: DateTime uses UTC as default Timezone if none given

Estartu schmidt at ze.tum.de
Wed May 20 07:09:10 EDT 2009

Lennart Regebro wrote:
> Well... isn't this because it now supports timezone naive datetimes? In which case the new behaviour makes sense?
> In any case I think it's a bad idea to have this a configuration setting. You'll change the way othe peoples software behaves. A parameter is better in that case.
> I also think fiddling with DateTime is a generally bad idea. DateTime is
> a dead end, we should only change it if it has proper bugs, not because
> we want a different type of behaviour.

This is the 2.9 behavior. And by the way the default is off. So nothing
changes unless you set the option to on.

There are so many old systems out there where even finding all places where
Datetime is used without timezone is a very time consuming task. These
people can that this option to get there systems Running.

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