valodzka wrote:
>> I think Ruby should not include timezone database because
>> its maintainance.
> 
> AFAIK, there are a plans to distribute ruby core libraries as a gems.
> So, tz database can be packed as a gem, so it can be updated
> immediately after new version.

I bet you'll get tired of updating that database.  There's a major difference
between "You can do" and "You actually do".

>> However it may be considerable to extend Time to hold arbitrary time
>> offset from UTC, as DateTime:
> This is partial solution, it doesn't solve main problem, but it is of
> course better then current situation.

What's that main problem?