fd.o trash specification - DeletionDate timezone

Karl Chen quarl at cs.berkeley.edu
Tue Sep 16 13:03:31 PDT 2008

>>>>> On 2008-09-15 07:52 PDT, Andrea Francia writes:

    Andrea> I agree, but the specification should specify how to
    Andrea> interpret a DeletionDate written as "Unqualified Local
    Andrea> Time".  At the moment it does not specify if the time
    Andrea> should be interpret as user's time or filesystem's
    Andrea> time.

Yes.  "Be conservative in what you send; be liberal in what you
receive."  For backwards compatibility, unqualified times would
have to be read as the user/file system's local time.

    Andrea> I think that supporting only UTC would be simpler to
    Andrea> implements than supporting Local Offsets or both.

I agree.

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