FW: Time Zone Issues

Olson, Arthur David (NCI) olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Mon Apr 17 18:10:59 UTC 2000

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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Andre-Tascha Lamme [SMTP:andre-tascha.lamme at ironriver.com]
> Sent:	Thursday, April 13, 2000 10:18 PM
> To:	Olson, Arthur David (NCI)
> Subject:	Time Zone Issues
> Arthur,
>    Figured I would add you to the list of folks I have contacted over the
> last couple of days.
>    I am putting together some controls for windows developers overseas to
> enable them to utilize all aspects of time zones (including the
> ever-present
> and pain in the rear DST variance).  The data you have put together is the
> closest thus far to what I am looking for.
>    I cannot believe that somebody on the web hasn't posted a
> straightforward
> database with all the basic info for all applicable regions (well as much
> as
> can be done with such at least).  I have gone through the data2000d.tar.gz
> file you posted on the ftp site and has much of the data I am looking for,
> but can be a bit confusing.  Am I just an idiot? <grin>
>    Do you know of this straightforward and exhaustive source (obviously do
> not want to do 1000+ clicks to get the data from somebody's java app)...
> many thanks,
> andre'-tascha

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