Support for time-zones and their rules.
Daylight Saving Time and Time-Zones are concepts used by Governments to alter local time. This package provides support for time-zones, their rules and the resulting gaps and overlaps in the local time-line typically caused by Daylight Saving Time.
Unless otherwise noted, passing a null argument to a constructor or method in any class or interface
in this package will cause a
NullPointerException to be thrown.
The Javadoc "@param" definition is used to summarise the null-behavior.
NullPointerException" is not explicitly documented in each method.
All calculations should check for numeric overflow and throw either an
ClassDescriptionA transition between two offsets caused by a discontinuity in the local time-line.A rule expressing how to create a transition.A definition of the way a local time can be converted to the actual transition date-time.The rules defining how the zone offset varies for a single time-zone.Thrown to indicate a problem with time-zone configuration.Provider of time-zone rules to the system.