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.
>



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