time during standard to DST transition

Paul Koning Paul_Koning at Dell.com
Thu Dec 11 18:59:34 UTC 2008

>>>>> "Jennifer" == Jennifer Wang <(jennifwa)" <jennifwa at cisco.com>> writes:

 Jennifer> I think in most case when a caller sets the time to 2:10am
 Jennifer> Mar 8, 2009 in America/Los_Angeles, he does not realize
 Jennifer> it's the "missing hour".  If he wants 1:10am (which is a
 Jennifer> valid time), he would use that.  So moving forward to
 Jennifer> 3:10am seems to make sense.

No, it doesn't.  If he meant 3:10 he would have said so.  There is no
basis at all to guess at the user's intent in this way.

It's very simple.  The user is asking for a non-existent time.  So the
reject is valid.  It is every bit as valid as an attempt to set the
current date/time to February 30th.


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