[ntp:questions] Can or should the NTP protocol eventually serve timezone data?
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid
Thu Jun 18 13:05:05 UTC 2009
Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> David J Taylor wrote:
>> Only for one country out of hundreds.
> Only ONE is important to me these days!
I cannot take that view, Richard, as I write software which is used in
dozens of countries and time zones. My software works purely in UTC, and
allows the OS to handle time presentation, with or without time-zone
information. A single country solution would be completely unacceptable.
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