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From "Senaka Fernando" <senaka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Time Zone Question
Date Sat, 12 Jul 2008 20:48:40 GMT
Hi Nathan, Tharindu,

Kathmandu, Nepal is at UTC +5.45.

Therefore, we should perhaps also have a QUARTER_HOUR as well.

I will work on including all popular cities that are not listed at the
moment.

Regards,
Senaka

On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 12:27 AM, Nathan Beyer <ndbeyer@apache.org> wrote:

> Floats should not be needed, nor would they be precise. The offset is based
> on the number of milliseconds.
>
> I believe the code example showed something like this -
>
>     new SimpleTimeZone(6 * ONE_HOUR, XXX)
>
> To do a half you could just create a new constant and do something like
> this
> -
>
>    new SimpleTimeZone(5 * ONE_HOUR + HALF_HOUR, XXX)
>
> -Nathan
>
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 8:28 AM, Senaka Fernando <senakafdo@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > 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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