Hi Matt,

Right now neither the API nor the Twitter site settings know anything
about DST for any timezone. The best you can do for now is, as JDG
suggest, figure this out programmatically on your end.

Thanks,
-Chad
Twitter Platform Support

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 5:40 PM, 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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