Dave posted on Sun, 18 Sep 2016 20:45:01 +0000 as excerpted:

> On Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:25 +0000, Duncan wrote:
>> hiker posted on Sat, 17 Sep 2016 10:42:18 +0000 as excerpted:
>>> Hi
>>> An other question: Pan seems not to take the timezone information from
>>> the OS or machine. The message header contains time UTC.
>>> Any place to change this?
>> I'm not aware of any.
>> You will note that my headers also contain the posting date in UTC.
>> However, at least here, pan does the conversion to local time for
>> display in the overview/header pane, while continuing to display the
>> literal header time (thus UTC for pan's posts) in the body pane.
>> I seem to vaguely recall something about that as an option (probably
>> MAY level, possibly SHOULD, but not MUST) discussed in the RFCs, but
>> don't remember anything at all about the details, and it's not enough
>> of a worry to me to justify spending the time to try to look it up, so
>> unless someone else either does the research or already knows and can
>> post a nicely clickable link... or at least a reference to the specific
>> RFC...
> IIRC the default is to always post with UTC, possibly with a modifier
> showing +/- hours for local time.  Usenet is international so "local"
> time means nothing to people in other time zones.  AFAICT, Pan shows the
> posting time as UTC hh:mm:ss +hhmm by default.  I've never looked to see
> it can be changed.  This post should show as something like UTC 21:45:00
> +0100 since we are still currently one hour ahead of UTC/GMT in the UK
> for summertime or daylight savings time as US people might say.

Check the headers in the post itself (body pane/tab) -- at least here, 
they show 20:45:01 +0000.  Pan does seem to be sending out UTC stamps, 
unmodified for local time (+0000).  It's modifying from local time to UTC 
at send.

Now the date column in the overview/header pane/tab does indeed get 
adjusted for local time display, but it adjusts all overviews for 

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