Yes, but to get the update my program would need to re-load, not to mention I would have to manually, I would often forget, which defeats the purpose

Tom

"Jonas Pfenniger (zimbatm)" <jonas / pfenniger.name> wrote:

>Hi Thomas,
>
>I would take a look at TZInfo again. Since it's used by rails, it
>should be pretty reliable.
>But I didn't really get the static code vs live data reflection. The
>tables need to be updated once in a while, but that is fixed by
>upgrading the gem. Is this what you mean ?
>
>http://tzinfo.rubyforge.org/doc/
>
>Cheers,
>  zimbatm
>
>2011/1/15 Thomas A. Moulton <tom / moulton.us>:
>> What is the easies to use package for dealing with time zones and DST
>> changes?
>>
>> I just need to be able to track when to start various activities
>bases on
>> local times.
>>
>> The problem is I have to trace a few time zones.
>>
>> It looks like TZFile will do the job, but I am not sure how stable it
>is.
>> (It uses the zone files on the local system)
>>
>> http://www.a-k-r.org/ruby-tzfile/
>>
>> Or maybe there are other packages I have over looked.
>>
>> I did look at TZinfo, but is seems to be static code not live data.
>>
>> Any suggestions?
>>
>> tom
>>
>>

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