[uf-discuss] hcalendar timezone, DST examples

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Fri May 12 12:09:50 PDT 2006

On May 12, 2006, at 2:02 PM, Scott Reynen wrote:

> I believe the most common flaw in vevents is currently missing or  
> incorrect timezones.  I was just looking at how timezones are shown  
> in the examples, and discovered that they aren't.  Every single  
> example is marked as Z.  On the live web, I don't see many actually  
> converting their times to UTC, so I think the examples should  
> probably reflect the more common use of offsets to encourage better  
> timezone markup.
> I started by changing the first event to CST under DST.  I also  
> changed the timezone question in the FAQ to focus more on what  
> people are more often doing (offsets):
> http://microformats.org/wiki/hcalendar-examples
> http://microformats.org/wiki/hcalendar-faq
> I'm still not entirely sure I understand timezones and DST  
> correctly, so it would be good for others working with this issue  
> to review.

Nevermind, none of that is there now.  Ryan, why are you reverting my  
changes?  Is the complete lack of offset timezone examples a  
feature?  Looks like a bug to me.


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