So this will specifically impact:

- The use of date/time formatters
- Date/time widgets

Anything else?

Since datetime values are immutable, I assume you're envisioning that widgets 
create tz-aware values. With that in mind, I don't understand  'collected 
timezone-less times from our forms'.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Poster [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 11:47 AM
> To: Garrett Smith
> Cc: Zope3-Dev (zope3-dev@zope.org)
> Subject: Re: [Zope3-dev] Formatting dates
> 
> 
> On Jul 19, 2005, at 12:22 AM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> 
> > Now that dates have UTC time zones associated with them, will we be 
> > adjusting how they're displayed in various views? Somehow 
> it doesn't 
> > seem appropriate to display UTC by default. I'd assume Zope 
> would use 
> > the server's timezone offset.
> 
> Here's an excerpt of me describing our plan for ZC software 
> on IRC, which Stephan has approved for post-3.1 Zope (taken 
> from http://
> zope3.pov.lt/irclogs/%23zope3-dev.2005-07-15.log.html):
> 
> GaryPoster    so we already agree on tz-aware storage.  My intent is  
> to always expect an adapter of request to tzinfo.    20:49
> GaryPoster    we plan to have our apps allow specifying tz in the  
> zope 3 preferences stuff    20:49
> GaryPoster    so a logged-in user would have a default 
> timezone    20:50
> GaryPoster    This would affect collected timezone-less times from  
> our forms,    20:50
> GaryPoster    and affect the astimezone for the display of 
> the stored  
> utc datetimes.    20:50
> GaryPoster    We're stubbing this for our current apps, since it  
> hasn't been high-priority enough    20:51
> 
> We go on (in the log) to talk about strategies for 
> unauthenticated users.
> 
> Gary
>
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