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Re: [h-e-w] TZ in Win2k

From: Michael R. Wolf
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] TZ in Win2k
Date: 21 Jan 2003 16:41:47 -0800
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Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:

> "Michael R. Wolf" <address@hidden> writes:
> > It's unfortunate that the email Date: field is backwards from that
> > definition of "sensible".  Here's a recent example.
> > 
> >     Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 10:21:53 -0500
> > 
> > It's my understanding that the date field shows local time for the
> > sender, and is followed by a TZ-ish number.
> The Date header shows local time followed by an offset from UTC, or
> sometimes a 3 letter abbreviation of the timezone name. This is the
> same as what the Windows control panel shows. The TZ environment
> variable shows the 3 letter abbreviation for the local timezone
> followed by an offset to get _to_ GMT, which is backwards from how
> most people think of timezones.

This was the date header from this message.

    Date: 21 Jan 2003 22:57:14 +0000

Is your TZ really GMT 
  or is it undefined 
  or does your mailer ignore it
  or something else?

Michael R. Wolf
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