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[Bug 7868] what about time zones? which one is used? local (may be difficult to find out)? is this communicated to the user? can he change it?

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Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 11:55:38 +0000
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--- Comment #17 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2009-10-22 11:55:38 ---
> But JavaScript can't access the timezone information from the OS.

new Date().getTimezoneOffset()

> > It has a date picker (currently using a <select> widget), and there is no time
> > zone information included at any point in the process.
> Again: I am *not* proposing that the user enters the timezone manually (at
> least not in any usual case), but the browser silently fills this in, in the
> background.

My point is that the sites that use date pickers don't even do that.

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