k.schupke at imperial.ac.uk
Tue Feb 15 05:20:26 EST 2005
Ashley Yakeley wrote:
>No, a CalendarTime without a time zone would simply be a local time. It
>would not correspond to any particular absolute time.
Linux systems can (and a lot do) have their system type (in the hardware
clock) set to GMT. Localtime is calculated from the timezone when you
call the gettimeofday function. This in IMHO is much better than windows
broken system of actualy moving the clock forwards and back for
This does mean that the above assumption could be wrong on linux, where
the default with no timezone could be GMT.
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