[Zope3-Users] obtaining time zone from http request
gary at zope.com
Tue Aug 30 10:26:53 EDT 2005
On Aug 30, 2005, at 5:10 AM, Lennart Regebro wrote:
> Getting the timezone from request is probably impossible.
Correct. You can't get *the* timezone. You can get the possible
timezones, on the basis of the Accept-Language header.
> However, you
> var tzo=(new Date().gettimezoneOffset()/60)*(-1);
> // -->
> or something like that. This could be hacked into the relevant
> webpages, but you still need a form... Maybe you can set it when you
> log in?
Yes, that's a reasonable solution for some apps, and generally a good
approach to remember. As you said, though, it's difficult to do it
in a non-hacky, general way. On the other hand, I might like to see
if I can use the trick to have a timezone widget do a better job of
finding an initial value.
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