Readable links to a point in time
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Sometimes, you want to refer to a point in time, and also want to provide a timezone converter for them. datetime.link provides links to points in time and presents them in a set of selected timezones and/or local time.
GeoNames data is used to generate
data/cities.json, a huge 5MB JSON
blob containing cities with a population greater than 15000. In the event this
is not enough, more cities can be included by using the alternate
The timezone specifiers are generated by the code in
assemble an identifier replacing non-alphanumeric and quote characters with
underscores. Dashes then are used to join the city name, administrative division
level 1 names and country names.
Alternatively, a fixed timezone can be specified as an offset like
This caters for scenarios where the local DST and other local time differences
should not be accounted for. These are guarenteed to be stable and accurate.
Go relies on local tzdata, and thus
datetime.link relies on it too.