[Standards-JIG] Communicating timezone information

Joe Hildebrand hildjj at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 06:25:05 UTC 2006


+1

On Sep 10, 2006, at 8:43 AM, Ian Paterson wrote:

> Matthias Wimmer wrote:
>> 3. Why not just add the JEP-0082 format timestamp as a new result  
>> element? After some transition time, we could even stop sending  
>> the old format string.
>
> If we're going to do that then we might as well create a new JEP  
> identical to JEP-0090 except for a new 'http://jabber.org/protocol/ 
> time' namespace and the datetime format of the <utc/> element.  
> Then, assuming there weren't too many other improvements included,  
> it could reach "Draft" status quickly. It would also be trivial to  
> implement for anyone who'd implemented the old JEP, so JEP-0090  
> could be depricated in record time.
>
> We could do the same for JEP-0091 too (although during the  
> transition the need for dual delay elements would result in extra  
> bandwidth consumption).
>
> - Ian
>




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