Rails timezone and Daylight saving time
for a while I´m trying to understand how this timezone times will work, and I had a question:
Today in my country, we are in Daylight saving time (GMT-2). So the user of my application enter a time, like 11:00AM and post the form. Far as I know, rails will convert this date to UTC and save in the database (mysql in my case), like: 01:00PM UTC.
When I retried this record, I had to convert to local time to display. Ok?
My question is, lets suppose that this date/time represents a date/time in future, when my country gets out from summer time (GMT-3). Rails will save 01:00PM UTC? Today, in Daylight saving time, how will be the local time? And in the future, how will be this local time?
Basically, I always need to display to user 11:00AM.
I know how to convert local time to UTC time and vice versa. But I am very much confused about daylight savings time(DST) handling while doing this. So can anyone answer the below questions: 1. Does j
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