[whatwg] Re: input element types

Mike Shaver mike.shaver at gmail.com
Wed Jun 16 12:08:13 PDT 2004

On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 18:54:43 +0100, Malcolm Rowe
<malcolm-what at farside.org.uk> wrote:
> In what possible situations would a UA not have access to the user's UTC
> offset? Possibly a UA on a mobile phone, but even there I suspect they've
> got the UTC offset available somewhere - my phone can allegedly set the time
> automatically, and I'd imagine that that process involves it finding out the
> timezone of the 'local' country too.

Correct implementation of ECMA-262's Date object requires being able
to compute both local time and UTC time, so I think it's a reasonable
software burden to place on Web Forms 2.0 implementors.


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