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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: [OT] Displaying Time Zones for user preferences
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2011 21:58:16 GMT
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André,

On 12/21/11 2:24 PM, André Warnier wrote:
> Can you not use GeoIP to find out where a user is connecting from,
> and select his time zone automatically for him/her ? (Saves your
> conumdrum about how to display the choices)
> 
> http://www.geoip.co.uk/ Looks pretty accurate for me :
> 
> IP Address: 84.158.10.215 Country: Germany Country code: DE Region:
> 01 Longitude: 48.4667 Latitude: 8.9333

So, now I get to try to figure out how to map your lat/long into a
Time Zone?

Also, your preferred time zone isn't always where you actually are.

- -chris

> Status: Clear Threat Level: 0
> 
> I have not looked further, but I would not be utterly surprised if
> there existed already some Java servlet filter or so to get the
> client's timezone automatically, and stuff it into some value which
> you can grab.

I Googled-around a bit and didn't find much.

- -chris
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