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/* Copyright (c) 2003-2005 CrystalClear Software, Inc.
 * Subject to the Boost Software License, Version 1.0.
 * (See accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt or
 * Author: Jeff Garland, Bart Garst
 * $Date$

#include <string>
#include <sstream>
#include <boost/date_time/compiler_config.hpp>

namespace boost {
namespace date_time {

  //! Interface class for dynamic time zones.
  /*! This class represents the base interface for all timezone
   *  representations.  Subclasses may provide different systems
   *  for identifying a particular zone.  For example some may
   *  provide a geographical based zone construction while others
   *  may specify the offset from GMT.  Another possible implementation
   *  would be to convert from POSIX timezone strings.  Regardless of
   *  the construction technique, this is the interface that these
   *  time zone types must provide.
   * Note that this class is intended to be used as a shared
   * resource (hence the derivation from boost::counted_base.
  template<typename time_type, typename CharT>
  class BOOST_SYMBOL_VISIBLE time_zone_base  {
    typedef CharT char_type;
    typedef std::basic_string<CharT> string_type;
    typedef std::basic_ostringstream<CharT> stringstream_type;
    typedef typename time_type::date_type::year_type year_type;
    typedef typename time_type::time_duration_type time_duration_type;

    time_zone_base() {}
    virtual ~time_zone_base() {}
    //!String for the timezone when in daylight savings (eg: EDT)
    virtual string_type dst_zone_abbrev() const=0;
    //!String for the zone when not in daylight savings (eg: EST)
    virtual string_type std_zone_abbrev() const=0;
    //!String for the timezone when in daylight savings (eg: Eastern Daylight Time)
    virtual string_type dst_zone_name() const=0;
    //!String for the zone when not in daylight savings (eg: Eastern Standard Time)
    virtual string_type std_zone_name() const=0;
    //! True if zone uses daylight savings adjustments otherwise false
    virtual bool has_dst() const=0;
    //! Local time that DST starts -- undefined if has_dst is false
    virtual time_type dst_local_start_time(year_type y) const=0;
    //! Local time that DST ends -- undefined if has_dst is false
    virtual time_type dst_local_end_time(year_type y) const=0;
    //! Base offset from UTC for zone (eg: -07:30:00)
    virtual time_duration_type base_utc_offset() const=0;
    //! Adjustment forward or back made while DST is in effect
    virtual time_duration_type dst_offset() const=0;
    //! Returns a POSIX time_zone string for this object
    virtual string_type to_posix_string() const =0;



  //! Structure which holds the time offsets associated with daylight savings time
   *@tparam time_duration_type A type used to represent the offset
  template<class time_duration_type>
  class dst_adjustment_offsets
    dst_adjustment_offsets(const time_duration_type& dst_adjust,
                           const time_duration_type& dst_start_offset,
                           const time_duration_type& dst_end_offset) :

    //! Amount DST adjusts the clock eg: plus one hour
    time_duration_type dst_adjust_;
    //! Time past midnight on start transition day that dst starts
    time_duration_type dst_start_offset_;
    //! Time past midnight on end transition day that dst ends
    time_duration_type dst_end_offset_;

} } //namespace date_time