[R] POSIX time zone codes
jason at 109valentine.com
Tue Mar 7 15:22:09 CET 2006
Thank you again Gabor, that did the trick. Any thoughts on where I
go go for a reference for these time codes? Where did you get
"CDT6CST" from? Or is this just one of those things that is "common
knowledge" in UNIX circles.
To the R developers: I recommend a sentence be added to the manual
for as.POSIXxx such as "vales for tz are system dependent, examples
for common systems are....."
On Mar 7, 2006, at 9:00 AM, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> Only "" and "GMT" are really guaranteed to work on all systems
> since the time zones are system dependent but try: "CDT6CST"
> and see if that works on your system.
> On 3/7/06, Jason Horn <jhorn at bu.edu> wrote:
>> as.POSIX(x, tz="UTC") ... works, gives UTC times
>> as.POSIX(x, tz="EST") ... works, gives EST times
>> as.POSIX(x, tz="CST") ... does NOT work, gives UTC times
>> On Mar 7, 2006, at 8:05 AM, Jason Horn wrote:
>>> as.POSIX(x, tz="UTC") ... works, gives UTC times
>>> as.POSIX(x, tz="UTC") ... works, gives EST times
>>> as.POSIX(x, tz="CST") ... does NOT work, gives UTC times
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