And What About the Internet Date and Time?

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


Have you seen my NTP stack???

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


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