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From "Caldarale, Charles R" <Chuck.Caldar...@unisys.com>
Subject RE: [OT] Displaying Time Zones for user preferences
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2011 05:09:22 GMT
> From: André Warnier [mailto:aw@ice-sa.com] 
> Subject: Re: [OT] Displaying Time Zones for user preferences

> Can you not use GeoIP to find out where a user is connecting 
> from, and select his time zone automatically for him/her ?

Not reliably.  For example, it says my desktop PC is in Pennsylvania, when it's really in
Minnesota (but then I'm actually in Ontario right now :-).  What you'll really get back is
the registered location of the ISP or company, not necessarily that of the actual client.

 - Chuck


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