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[whatwg] Globally-defined times

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 10:49:28 +0200
Message-ID: <40F3A218.6090503@inkedblade.net>
# UAs may display the time in whatever time zone is appropriate for the user,
# but should be clear to the user that the time is globally defined, not
# time-zone dependent. The submitted date and time must be in the UTC timezone.

I think offering a way of selecting the timezone for the field's display
as part of the datetime widget would not only convey this, but also be
helpful for trans-time-zone planning.

Not that it should be in WF2, of course, but just a thought.

~fantasai

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