And What About the Internet Date and Time?

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Thu Aug 18 16:33:07 EDT 2011


Gregory,

Have you seen my NTP stack???

If you get the internet date, the last part shows the timezone (I think)

Cheers
andre

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Gregory Lypny
<gregory.lypny at videotron.ca>wrote:

> Hello again everyone,
>
> Okay, please don’t hate me.  I'm still trying to nail down a reasonably
> accurate system-independent date and time stamp to use in my student client
> app that will submit and retrieve data from my Mac.  I will post a modest
> enhancement to Stephan Barncard’s excellent returnNISTime function shortly.
>
> My question is, How does LiveCode know the local computer’s time zone when
> we ask for the date in the Internet Date format?  My guess is that the
> computer’s owner has to have set it.  And if the person is on the move, it
> may be incorrect even if it was set at their primary location.  Yes?
>
> Gregory
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