[wp-hackers] Timezone in RSS feeds

Geoffrey Sneddon foolistbar at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 10 16:03:43 GMT 2007

On 10 Apr 2007, at 16:51, Computer Guru wrote:

> The idea is that everyone's individual RSS reader will auto-format  
> the time field to match the correct value.
> You need to keep in mind that RSS isn't supposed to be read raw or  
> even "parsed" by Firefox or IE7 - most people access feeds via a  
> desktop or web interface, and those take care of all the details  
> for each individual viewer :)
> Computer Guru
> NeoSmart Technologies
> http://neosmart.net/blog/

Huh? The only difference is what the timezone is raw in the feed  
before it is converted by the feed reader. Why can't the date be in  
the blog timezone then converted from that in the feed reader,  
instead of from GMT?

- Geoffrey Sneddon

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