[Standards-JIG] Communicating timezone information

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Sep 6 21:25:08 UTC 2006

Maciek Niedzielski wrote:
> Chris Mullins wrote:
>> Maciek Niedzielski Wrote:

>> I don't see why we don't use the standard Xml time format here.
> Probably because this protocol is sooooooooo old ;)
> Its time format is different than in all other JEPs.
> Maybe these are enough reasons to write a replacement?
> New protocol would
> 1) follow JEP-0082 (Jabber Date and Time Profiles) to express current time
> 2) provide timezone offset in a standard format (like "[+|-]hh:mm" offset)

I've thought about forcing iq:time to use the JEP-0082 format. What
would be the transition issues?

> And PEP fans could publish the information (just the timezone, of course
> ;)) via PEP.

I'll look at add TZ to JEP-0154 as well.


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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