[Vpim-talk] Attachment for Patch #19685
Max Jonas Werner
vpim-talk at maxwerner.de
Sun Apr 27 12:48:08 EDT 2008
On Friday 25 April 2008 08:56:46 Sam Roberts wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 4:47 AM, Max Jonas Werner
> <vpim-talk at maxwerner.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > it seems I forgot to attach my patch file for the reported patch. So I've
> > attached it here.
> > Sam, what do you say?
> What is it intended to solve?
> It seems it changes the meaning of DTSTART. A meeting starting at 9AM
> in toronto, daily, 5 times shouldn't turn into a meeting at 6AM daily,
> which would happen if I called start.getlocal on the west coast.
> Can you explain what you are trying to do? Maybe provide some sample
> data/unit tests, something?
I've tried to explaing what the patch does in the patch description:
The problem is that if you don't set dtstart to start.getlocal, you have a
date in whatever time zone it is saved in in the iCalendar file. But line 271
creates a Time object in local time from the values in dtstart (implicitly)
disregarding the actual time zone from the original DTSTART value from the
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