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From Richard Liang <richard.lian...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][luni]Compatibility: java.util.GregorianCalendar
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 02:29:19 GMT


Oleg Khaschansky wrote:
> Take a look at this: http://www.twinsun.com/tz/tz-link.htm. According
> to them: "Sun Java releases since 1.4 contain a copy of a subset of a
> recent tz database in a Java-specific format".
>
> It is not a bug that the range is greater then from -12 to +12. If you
> look into MS windows date/time settings - the range is from -12 to +13
> there. And don't forget about daylight savings - there are
> summer/winter time zones. Also, I found a table at
> http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/info/timezone.htm
> and there are time zones from -12 to +14.
>
Thanks a lot, Oleg. :-)

So it's a bug of Harmony. I will raise a jira for this issue. Thanks again.

Best regards,
Richard.
> -- 
> Oleg
>
> On the other hand, I found a list of time zones at
> On 8/4/06, Richard Liang <richard.liangyx@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>>
>> Several test cases in tests.api.java.util.GregorianCalendarTest fail on
>> RI 5.0 because The maximum and minimum Calendar.ZONE_OFFSET of Harmony
>> and RI are different. And I cound not find any related information in
>> the specification. Could anybody suggest? Thanks a lot.
>>
>> Consider the following code:
>>        GregorianCalendar calendar = new GregorianCalendar();
>>        System.out.println("Maximun zone offset(hour): " +
>> calendar.getMaximum(Calendar.ZONE_OFFSET)/3600000);
>>        System.out.println("Minimun zone offset(hour): " +
>> calendar.getMinimum(Calendar.ZONE_OFFSET)/3600000);
>>
>> *Output on RI 1.5.0_07:*
>> Maximun zone offset(hour): 14
>> Minimun zone offset(hour): -13
>>
>> *Output on Harmony:*
>> Maximun zone offset(hour): 12
>> Minimun zone offset(hour): -12
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> -- 
>> Richard Liang
>> China Software Development Lab, IBM
>>
>>
>>
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-- 
Richard Liang
China Software Development Lab, IBM 



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