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Python Dates and Times in Python Where on Earth do Timezones Make Sense? Actually, Use pytz Instead

Why .localize instead of .timezone

Why did you use datetime.localize instead of datetime.timezone. Is there any difference between the two and their uses

1 Answer

Max Hirsh
Max Hirsh
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From the video, I think pytz.timezone('timezonename') creates a timezone object and timezonename.localize(datetime) adds timezone information to a naive (has not bee assigned a timezone yet) datetime object.