Re: Change servers timezone to UTC (was: Bugzilla will be DOWN Sat 9 April 17.00-20.00 UTC)

On Fri, 2005-08-04 at 12:41 -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
>    a) The server time really shouldn't occur in a lot of places, and
>       always occurs with a timezone indication. Yes, bugzilla mail
>       says "Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005 08:13:01 -0400 (EDT)" but how
>       often do you look at the Date field in a bugzilla mail?

Did you ever take a look at a bug report lately, let's say:
that page is full of time statements, none of them lists the time zone.

>    b) You'll have to do timezone conversion wherever you are, unless
>       you have your wall clock set to UTC.

one conversion, with a standard fixed time zone. Much easier than a
random time zone.


PS: of course my watch does have a UTC dial.

Andreas J. Guelzow, Professor & Coordinator
Dept. of Mathematical & Computing Sciences
Concordia University College of Alberta

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