LoCo Directory developers would like some input

Dan Trevino dantrevino at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 21:02:54 GMT 2010

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 5:41 PM, David Rubin <drubin at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 8:52 PM, Fabian Rodriguez <magicfab at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> Dan Trevino wrote:
>> [..]
>>> If nobody wants to go through the small data entry task of entering
>>> teams and their associated TZ, then just allow the team admin(s) to
>>> select default timezone(s) available for their team.
>> Ahem... a team may span several time zones! Just sayin'  :)
> But an event will not.. ;-p
> If you are having an event in more then one location surely that
> counts as 2 events similar to how each loco has their own Global Jam
> events.
> I agree with Efrain why not just store all times in UTC and each event
> can have a offset attribute and when you display the event you take
> into account the offset, Each loco team can have default offset to
> make it easier for event creators.
> David
> --

I'm not sure that anyone is arguing UTC for storage.  But the end user
needs to see a local time.

When I direct people to register for a local event, I dont want them
guessing about or having to calculate the correct time to show up.

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