Australian timezone on Linux
Masayoshi.Okutsu at Sun.COM
Thu Jan 1 05:27:04 UTC 2009
Sun provides a tool for updating time zone data of Java SE.
On 1/1/2009 1:44 AM, Jonathan Leffler wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Robert Elz <kre at munnari.oz.au
> <mailto:kre at munnari.oz.au>> wrote:
> Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 13:58:46 -0500
> From: "Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]"
> <olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov <mailto:olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov>>
> <B410D30A78C6404C9DABEA31B54A2813029A03DE at nihcesmlbx10.nih.gov
> <mailto:B410D30A78C6404C9DABEA31B54A2813029A03DE at nihcesmlbx10.nih.gov>>
> | I'm seeing what I hope is correct behavior here on the mother
> system (see below).
> There was a brief exchange on this in messages which (due to my
> managing to forget the correct address for the list) never made it.
> The message below I think includes everything that needs to be said
> about this (unless someone wants to comment on Linux GUI's...)
> Here's a thought about the UI -- what language is it written in?
> If it is Java, then Java stores the time zone information in its own
> files, separately from everyone and everything else. Consequently, it
> could be erroneous because out of date. (Frankly, that is a *bad*
> decision by Java. Or, if necessary - and there are some mitigating
> factors, though I still think it is a bad decision - then it needs to
> be possible to update the relevant part of Java independently of the
> rest of the product.)
> Jonathan Leffler <jonathan.leffler at gmail.com
> <mailto:jonathan.leffler at gmail.com>> #include <disclaimer.h>
> Guardian of DBD::Informix - v2008.0513 - http://dbi.perl.org
> "Blessed are we who can laugh at ourselves, for we shall never cease
> to be amused."
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