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From "Senaka Fernando" <senaka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Time Zone Question
Date Sat, 12 Jul 2008 13:28:49 GMT
Hi Tharindu,

Isn't com.ibm.icu.util.SimpleTimeZone accepting the offset as the number of
milliseconds that a time zone is apart from UTC? Am I mistaken here?

Regards,
Senaka

On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Tharindu Mathew <mccloud35@gmail.com>
wrote:

> The problem as I pointed out in the JIRA is that, floats are not accepted
> as
> arguments to this method cause some classes from an IBM package is used, in
> which the source CAN'T be modified (non-harmony). This was what I
> understood
> from the problem.
>
> Therefore only, whole values are set, because only integers are accepted
> through the method from the IBM package.
>
> Regards,
>
> Tharindu
>
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 3:06 PM, Senaka Fernando <senakafdo@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I would like to know why, java.util.TimeZones.getTimeZones() only
> retrieves
> > Time Zones that are a whole number of hours apart from UTC? If this was
> not
> > intentional, I would like to volunteer to create entries for all Time
> Zones
> > that are not listed, which are not a whole number of hours (fractional)
> > apart from UTC. Thanks, to Tharindu for locating this issue, [1]
> >
> > [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-5909
> >
> > Regards,
> > Senaka
> >
>

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