Grabbing the Date and Time From a Time Server on the Internet

Gregory Lypny gregory.lypny at videotron.ca
Wed Aug 17 08:51:57 EDT 2011


I too am scratching my head on that one, Bob.

Gregory


On Tue, Aug 16, 2011, at 6:46 PM, use-livecode-request at lists.runrev.com wrote:

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> Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:31:13 -0700
> From: Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Subject: Re: Grabbing the Date and Time From a Time Server on the
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> I see the problem here. The url I use does not return the year! And I cannot just get the year from the system date, because that defeats the whole purpose of a "RealTime" function. Going to have to do a bit more research. 
> 
> Bob
> 
> 
> On Aug 16, 2011, at 9:33 AM, Gregory Lypny wrote:
> 
>> Hi Bob,
>> 
>> Good summary, Bob.  It summarizes nicely the issues that I?m dealing with in creating a client-side student helper app.  Your RealTime function works nicely.  The only thing missing is the year, which again, is something that a user could set manually.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Gregory
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