[mythtv-users] MythTV does not handle daylight savings properly

Tony Sauri hoiho.nz at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 04:47:51 UTC 2012

On 08/11/12 08:57, Nick Rout wrote:
> No, a programme that starts at 8.00 pm localtime in winter will still start
> at 8.00 pm localtime in summer, but the UTC time will have changed because
> local time has shifted by an hour relative to UTC.
On 08/11/12 10:45, John Pilkington wrote:>
 > I think the point being made was that although UTC is unambiguous the
 > times of transmission of programmes in a series are likely to be fixed
 > in local time.

OK I got it wrong or didn't spend long enough thinking about the comment 
however I contend that it proves how easy it is to make mistakes when 
dealing with an "unfamiliar"  metaphor.


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