23241Re: [HTML-on-the-WEB] RSS Feeds and Time Zones
- Aug 1, 2013We'll in this case we're using it to share headlines from other sources.
Just easier to maintain the list this way so we can embed it in custom
ways in different locations. So in this case the date/time is from the
article we're sharing in the list not the actual time we post it. Is
there a way to do this for that style of RSS feed?
On 8/1/2013 7:54 AM, Thomas Hruska wrote:
> On 8/1/2013 7:07 AM, Scottish2 wrote:
> > Hi
> > Another RSS Question. While running my feed through an online validator
> > I came up to an article published on an India website so the time given
> > was in IST (India Standard Time) I originally had my line as follows
> > 8 May 2013 00:32:00 IST
> > it did not like the IST time zone despite that being the proper time
> > zone abbreviation. I have to adjust the time to GMT which was 5:30 back
> > 8 May 2013 19:02:00 GMT
> > Is there a reason for this why it won't recognize time zones outside
> the US.
> > Dave
> I prefer GMT wherever possible. Use an automated process to generate
> the feed (e.g. PHP's gmdate() function) and then you don't have to worry
> about timestamps, timezones, and the whole mess surrounding time.
> Thomas Hruska
> CubicleSoft President
> I've got great, time saving software that you might find useful.
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