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Re: Can servlet know the timezone of the browser?

From: Mark Davis <mark.davis@jtcsv.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 22:31:36 -0700
Message-ID: <003001c35337$2eeff3d0$3e733009@DAVIS1>
To: "Carl W. Brown" <cbrown@xnetinc.com>, <www-international@w3.org>

People may differ in what they think of as a locale. We tend to take a
narrow view, that it is principally items that differ according to
language, thus excluding other items like preferred timezone,
preferred currency, preferred character set, smoker/non-smoker
preference, meal preference (vegetarian, kosher, etc.), music
preference, religion, party affiliation, favorite charity, etc.

It is not that these other items may not be important; they may very
well be, depending on the application. And thus one may need to
communicate them. But they don't necessarily belong in an
all-encompassing 'locale'.

►  “Eppur si muove” ◄

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carl W. Brown" <cbrown@xnetinc.com>
To: <www-international@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 12:27
Subject: RE: Can servlet know the timezone of the browser?

> Mark,
> I believe that time zone should be part of the locale.  EG:
> Most application allow the user to select locales and override
browser settings.  TZ should be the same.
> Carl
Received on Saturday, 26 July 2003 01:31:47 UTC

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