[wp-hackers] Timezone in RSS feeds

Andrew Ferguson andrew at fergcorp.com
Tue Apr 10 15:34:16 GMT 2007

My guess is that since the RSS specification only has pubDate as its time
specification (which needs to be formated per RFC 822) [1] you can't really
have a "real time" posted element. Well, you could, but it wouldn't be used
by any aggregator.


[1] http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss#requiredChannelElements

On 4/10/07, Nikolay Bachiyski <nbachiyski at developer.bg> wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there any particular reason that the feeds doesn't include the real
> post time and the GMT offset, but only the GMT time? For example in my
> I remember there was a reason, however I could neither recall it,
> neither find it in the archives.
> Nikolay.
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