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I had a discussion a while back about timezones and storing DateTimes in databases. I had wanted to standardize everything to UTC, since you lose timezone data -- is it PST or PDT? How do you convert the date if it needs to be displayed to a client not in your timezone? Well, it's come 'round, and is going to bite the ruby folks.

Rails 2.1 timezone support
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Date:October 6th, 2009 12:44 pm (UTC)
But, importantly, can it handle NPT?
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Date:October 6th, 2009 04:54 pm (UTC)
It should handle all timezones, including Nepal :P
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