Using seconds in Revolution
sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Thu Apr 15 22:04:58 CDT 2004
>> While I haven't encountered the short & long day problem, there is a
>> severe problem with the convert command if your system uses
>> daylight-saving. Basically, EVERY call to the convert command, adds
>> an hour to the time converted, if daylight saving is on. There are
>> numerous reports in bugzilla about various date conversion problems
>> (62, 816, 1124, 1162) and I am trying to get the folks at RunRev to
>> see this as a critical problem.
> I just looked at the above bugs. I get the same results as were
> reported with #62; that is, I get a 2 instead of a 0 when converting a
> plain date to date items when no time is specified.
> The others work okay for me though, and I don't see any extra hour
> added to the conversion results. I'm in daylight time right now in the
> U.S. Could it be related to time zones outside the U.S.?
I guess - I'll have to do more tests. Perhaps setting my location to
Edinburgh and then proving a problem might get me somewhere :-)
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