RFC 2822 (which is the currently valid one, if I understand correctly)
specifies the date format to have four digit zone specifications, ie
"GMT+0200", while DateTime.rfc822() happily returns "GMT+2". Not that this
seems to be any problem, I'm just looking for an answer if this is how it's
supposed to be?
I discovered it, because Outlook Express handles RFC822 dates incorrectly
and will display both the "Fri, 11 Oct 2002 13:47:03 GMT+0200" and "Date:
Fri, 11 Oct 2002 13:47:03 GMT+2" as "2002-10-11 15:47". Obviously some
programmer at Microsoft hasn't read the rfc properly. :-)
"The date and time-of-day SHOULD express local time.
The zone specifies the offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC,
formerly referred to as "Greenwich Mean Time") that the date and
While MS obviously thinks it represents GMT. Easy mistake to do, if you
don't read the rfc...
Lennart Regebro, Torped
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