Bruce Momjian <> writes:
> On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 07:16:48PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> I agree, that seems an entirely gratuitous choice of zone.  It does
>> seem like a good idea to test a zone that has a nonintegral offset
>> from GMT, but we can get that from almost anywhere as long as we're
>> testing a pre-1900 date.  There's no need to use any zones that aren't
>> long-established and unlikely to change.

> If we want a nonintegral offset, why are we not using 'Asia/Calcutta',
> which is +5:30 from UTC?

I believe there's already one of those tests that considers a zone like
that.  No, I meant a really odd offset, like Paris' +0:09:21 before they
adopted standardized time.

                        regards, tom lane

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