I know about http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html
I can't figure out how to query http://www.google.com in a sane natural format like "5pm BST in PST".
Or do I have to write such an app?
I think this is closer to what the OP asked (Since he doesn't necessarily know that BST is Taipei? and the answer doesn't explain how to get to "Asia/Taipei" from 'BST').
First my current date:
Then the date I want to know:
So I know that
I usually forget if I have to add or remove two hours from EDT times so I have a little script with the common timezones I have to work with:
And the output:
Valid locations for your
But again, for times in the future I just use
It's 6pm in Taipei, what time is it here?
At 11am here in London, what time is it in Taipei?
Use Wolfram Alpha. To the basic URL…
append the conversion, with spaces replaced by
Note that Wolfram Alpha does not seem to recognize
This example is from http://www.pixelbeat.org/cmdline.html#dates
It gives the local time corresponding to 9AM on the west coast of the US, accounting for differing day light savings transitions.
Use tzselect to get the TZ. The PST format is ambiguous. IST = Indian Standard Time and Irish Summer Time for example.