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Month: March 2015

Re: [trinity-users] Kmails clock is off 2 hours since edst took effect

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2015 09:36:45 -0400
On Saturday 14 March 2015 06:40:56 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Saturday 14 March 2015 06:15:15 Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Greetings all;
> >
> > This is the clock shown in the upper right corner of the message
> > window. I have never had kmail display a clock before until
> > installing TDE R14.
> I have it in and have had it for some time.
> > Or is it?  It was showing 0.08 when I sat down a minute ago, but the
> > system time for the rest of the clocks was 2:08.  But I just pulled
> > this composer window down so I could see it again, and now its
> > correct. Both are now showing 2:12
> >
> > Was I seeing things?
> No. It is not showing your system time.  It is showing the time where
> the writer of the email you are reading resides, though I can't
> remember whether it adjusts for summer time.
> You, so far as I can tell from your emails, are at GMT -4.  The clock
> at the top right of this message window therefore ought to be 4 hours
> ahead of your system time, since I am currently at GMT.
> So KMail's clock isn't off by anything, though edst (Eastern Daylight
> Savings Time) may have had some effect.  As I said, I can't remember
> whether it adjusts for summer time.
> Lisi

Ahh, soo...  Senders time when the mail is being read here, in your case 
in GMT.  Currently reported in local time, 13:33, since I am at 09:33, 
the GMT-4 (for daylight savings time which took effect here last Sunday 
morning at 2am local) is correct.  Could be a handy bit of info.  Thanks 

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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