date time conversion in python

How can I convert a date time in one timezone to a date time in another timezone?

example:
I want to be able to convert:
2004 -11-25  23:45:12 GMT +8
to the exact time in GMT +1.
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Author Commented:
I'm raising the points to 500, I need this code really fast.
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Commented:
Try this:

def convert_time( intime, newoffset ):
# import the time module:
import time
# set the format:
fmt = '%Y -%m-%d  %H:%M:%S'
# split the input time into a time string and a time zone:
intimestring, zone = [ x.strip( ) for x in intime.split( 'GMT' ) ]
# parse intimestring and convert to a list:
t = list( time.strptime( intimestring, fmt ) )
# convert the time zone into an integer
z = int( zone )
# convert newoffset into an integer
n = int( newoffset )
# convert the hour of the list to the new hour:
t[ 3 ] += n - z
# return the new time as a string:
return '%s GMT %+d' % ( time.strftime( fmt, time.localtime( time.mktime( t ) ) ), n )

Examples of usage:

>>> convert_time( '2004 -11-25  01:45:12 GMT +8', '-5' )
'2004 -11-24  12:45:12 GMT -5'
>>> convert_time( '2004 -11-25  23:45:12 GMT +8', '+1' )
'2004 -11-25  16:45:12 GMT +1'
>>> convert_time( '2004 -11-25  01:45:12 GMT +8', -5 )
'2004 -11-24  12:45:12 GMT -5'
>>> convert_time( '2004 -11-25  01:45:12 GMT +8', +1 )
'2004 -11-24  18:45:12 GMT +1'

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Author Commented:
Thnx!
It was exactly what i was looking for!
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