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From Alex Blewitt <alex.blew...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Time Zone Question
Date Sun, 13 Jul 2008 09:53:00 GMT
Why not just do 5.75* One_hour ? Or one_hour/4?

Alex

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On 12 Jul 2008, at 21:48, "Senaka Fernando" <senakafdo@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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