On 6/22/2011 8:10 PM, Mike Eriksen wrote:
> If SNTP works anyway like in Linux/UNIX then the computer takes its
> hardware clock as UTC. If the hardware clock is offset to local time
> it will be misinterpreted. The poor computer doesn't have any
> conception of UTC by itself, it only knows its hardware clock.
> UNIX computers always runs UTC in hardware no matter where on earth
> they are placed.

DOS machines use local time.  The timezone is required for this program 
so that it can take a timestamp provided in Coordinated Universal Time 
and translate it to the local timezone, whatever that might be.


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