ello, Timezone is implemented as part of JDK, has nothing to do with the application servers. I noticed that JDK1.3.0 had problems with timezone for Sydney (Sydney had special daylight saving in year 2000 due to Olympic). But JDK1.3.1 had fixed the problem.
cheers romen ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pierre Metrailler - shockfish /" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Orion-Interest" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 8:02 PM Subject: timezone issue > Hi all, > > i've encountered a weird problem regarding timezones : > > My system timezone is set to Europe/Zurich, GMT+2, since we are in DST. > > Running a standalone java application and querying TimeZone.getDefault() > returns the correct timezone, i.e. the one with the correct ID > "Europe/Zurich". The time is also correct. > > Querying TimeZone.getDefault() within Orion yields a timezone with ID > "Custom" ! The offset is almost correct, excepted that it doesnt support > the daylight saving. (GMT+1). (TimeZone.getDefault()).useDaylightTime() > returns false, which is incorrect. Hence, the time is 1 hour late. > > In short, Orion does not properly build the right timezone from the system > settings. Is there any way to address this problem ? > > Regards, > > Pierre > > _______________________________________________________________ > Pierre Metrailler, Software Engineer & System Administrator > S h o c k f i s h Ltd, Event Communication Systems > PSE C - Parc Scientifique, CH-1015 Lausanne EPFL > Switzerland > > public key http://shockfish.com/keys/pierre.asc > > "Enabling face-to-face communication." > > >