Subject: Re: silly request for ideas about about silly change
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/21/2002 19:42:07
[ On Friday, June 21, 2002 at 15:05:30 (-0700), Bill Studenmund wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: silly request for ideas about about silly change
> On Fri, 21 Jun 2002, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > > While we are at it, could we Europeans get a flag to start the weeks
> > > from Monday, not Sunday...
> > >
> > Or check timezone for correct display?
> No, for two reasons:
> 1) Just because a machine is in a particular time zone doen't mean the
> user wants a given format.
If I login and regularly use a far away remote machine I generally
always set the timzone in my session to be the one local to where I
(and if I'm using a remote machine by some other protocol then I expect
it to tell me local times that represent time local to where it sits,
not to where I sit.)
So, yes, I think the timezone could be a very good hint to use when
deciding how to format a calendar display....
Greg A. Woods
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