>>> On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at  2:51 PM, in message
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "Kevin Grittner"
>>>> On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 12:23 PM, in message
> Mæhre <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: 
>> An interesting observation is that,
>> as far as I can tell, the original time zone is only applied when
> casting
>> the element to a string.  Apart from that, it's not used.
> It's been a while since I looked at it, but my recollection is that
> much of the standard date/time math which people assert can't handle
> practical use cases do work if the timestamps and times WITH TIME
> ZONE have a time zone in the offset-from-UTC format.  I have yet to
> see anyone provide an example where this isn't true; if anyone has
> such an example, it would be instructive to see it.
Withdrawn.  Tom posted an example today which crossed mine in the
I see his point.

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