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Re: -bb pecking order Issued: 8-15-02 23:40:40Z



I did not know Pacific was the default.  So that is why messages arrive
before actual time.  Seems setting the computer clock to GMT/UTC is 
still the better answer, especially if a tracking program is also used.
Cliff K7RR

Margaret Leber wrote:
> 
> cbuttsch@slonet.org wrote:
> > One aid to this problem would be for AMSAT people to use only UTC time
> > in sending messages...
> 
> Email Date: headers contain time zone information; if an email client
> doesn't sort them properly, it's a bug. We'll still have to deal with
> the Windows users who forget to set the timezone in their computer,
> leaving the default Pacific zone setting.
> 
> We'll never know how many of them are actually in the Pacific zone, but
> I often notice the others when I start getting email from several hours
> in the future.
> 
>   73 de Maggie K3XS
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