I think that you should rely on your programming language to do that. I know that in Java, if I give it a java.util.Calendar object, it can tell if I'm in DST based on the TimeZone and the date represented by the Calendar object.
On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 15:40, Matt <mattroberts...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I'll try to be a bit specific, I need to know if a user is currently > in daylight savings time. For instance my time zone is listed as > London (this is where I live) GMT +0 however the UK is currently in > British Summer Time (BST) which is GMT +1. The api will report that > I'm in GMT +0 when I'm not. > > I ask this but I think I know the anwser, does the API have any > knowledge of a user's actual time zone (inc DST) without the user > having to change their TZ whenever their clock changes? > > > On Aug 3, 3:18 am, JDG <ghil...@gmail.com> wrote: > > What do you mean? The time of a tweet? If so, you have the created_at > > parameter in the status object which is the UTC time of the tweet, and > the > > user object within the status object lists the user's utc_offset. Using > > that, you're able to get the exact time of the tweet, relative of course > to > > the user's honesty in setting their time zone. > > > > On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 17:43, Matt <mattroberts...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > Is it possible to get a user's actual time including daylight savings? > > > > > Matt > > > > -- > > Internets. Serious business. > -- Internets. Serious business.