[whatwg] internationalization/localization

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jun 30 12:48:20 PDT 2004

On Wed, 30 Jun 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
>>> Well I've yet to see the use cases that can't be resolved without the
>>> need to submit UTC.
>> I've given several; one is booking a phone conference on an
>> international telephone conferencing bridge. You can't just give a time
>> in that context without saying what that time means.
> Which is trivially solved everywhere, by asking for a time in the
> context of UTC, often with help saying what the equivalent times are in
> various timezones, this isn't a problem that I've seen need solving.

As a user I don't want to care all that time zone nonsense. I just want to
pick a time relative to my calendar, and have it Just Work.

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