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UTC is not Your Saviour

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is one of the greatest helps to programmers when dealing with datetime values. UTC makes my life easier, and thus raises my quality of life. Yet, it is plagued by a fallacy that I’ve seen many times in programmers’ discussions online. This is the UTC everywhere fallacy. Even for all the nice things UTC gives us, it just doesn’t solve everything.

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