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Timezones [Oct. 31st, 2003|06:53 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
It's comforting that even one of the biggest software companies can't get timezones right: Apple and iCal
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From: sheehan
2003-10-31 07:32 pm (UTC)

sounds like

my brief interpretation of that individual's ires indicates that Apple's iCal implementation [initially] internally represents timezones without an "is-localtime" indicator...

the iCalendar (rfc 2445) spec* seems to handle that (if you don't specify a timezone, it's a local-time)... but off the top of my head, i wouldn't be surprised if MAPI and other organizers do the same thing (as far as i know, it just stores stuff in GMT, but maybe there's a local-time bit that i'm not aware of)... wouldn't be too hard to find out :)

*i'm not sure if iCal has anything to do with iCalendar...

**i got carried away with the i's in the first paragraph

--scott
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