I think assuming that the user's computer has the correct time zone set
shouldn't be too far-fetched - and you can always provide the user with
a way to override that default.
Just my 2c.
David Freeman wrote:
> > Speaking of which. I was thinking about this this morning.
> > Is there a part of the Unix timestamp that tells php what
> > timezone to
> > report.
>You could use the gmt-based date manipulation to do this.
> > Reason why I ask, is I would like to offset the unix
> > timestamp relative
> > to where a server is to a particular user.
> > So lets say the user is in Europe, and the server is in USA and the
> > script is set to display date as 'H:i T', and
>Your main problem will be in identifying where the user is. Probably
>the only truly reliable way is to ask them to tell you what their time
>zone is. Pretty much every other method will result in a percentage of
>inaccurate reporting - the degree of error will be dependant on the
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