[squeak-dev] Some DateAndTime experiments

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Sat Apr 19 13:29:10 UTC 2014

On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 09:12:47AM -0400, David T. Lewis wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 10:34:04AM +0200, Nicolas Cellier wrote:
> > Hi Dave,
> > did you lurk at the work in Pharo?
> > I think they followed similar approach, but they kept jdn seconds and
> > nanos, representing time in UTC, and they used UTC clock exlcusively.
> > It would be interesting to compare the timings vs latest Pharo (3.0).
> Hi Nicolas,
> Yes, I'm aware of the Pharo work.
> The approach that I am trying now is based on my earlier work with the
> Olson time zone tables in http://www.squeaksource.com/TimeZoneDatabase.

Well, what do you know, it seems that I just got my first link from Wikipedia.
On http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tz_database#Use_in_software_systems there
is a link for "The Squeak Smalltalk time package" that points to the Olson
time zone database for Squeak.


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