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kepler
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Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:47 pm

Good morning,

I'm debating with a little problem. I'm dealing with dates in the future (and in the past) and whish to know, according to a time zone, the offset to UTC. So I use something like this:

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$dateValue = "2017-2-21 12:23";
$timezone = "Europe/Paris";
$dt = new DateTime($dateValue, new DateTimeZone($timezone));
$offset = $dt->getOffset();
My problem is getting the offset for instance of "15031-2-21 12:23". It's not accepted in the year range. I may do the math for year reduction according to the gregorian year to fake an identical year in the cycle. But...is there any simple solution for this?

Kind regards,

Kepler

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hyper
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Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:09 am

I read somewhere that the limits for the year are -9999 to 9999, can't remember when, where or why though, so you may have to do something.

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