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This is a way to tell if your timezone is currently in daylight savings time. (Hint: time.daylight doesn't do this)

Python, 1 line
isdst = time.localtime()[-1] # localtime with no arg needs 2.1 or greater

I misunderstood time.daylight. Where I live (east coast USA), time.daylight is ALWAYS 1 (because this timezone has daylight savings time for part of the year)

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Andrew Smedley 14 years, 8 months ago  # | flag

Using the attribute name increases readability.

isdst = time.localtime().tm_isdst

Created by Doug Fort on Thu, 31 Oct 2002 (PSF)
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