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Re: Bug#417261: dch: please use dates in UTC



Re: Robert Millan 2007-04-02 <20070402113723.GA24484@aragorn>
> > > Since dates written to changelogs are going to be read by people all over the
> > > world, IMHO it is better if these dates are in UTC to make it easier to
> > > figure out when it was uploaded in comparison to other events (such as the
> > > upload of a related package, etc).
> > 
> > This is a nice idea.  I think it should also be discussed on
> > debian-devel and debian-policy.

Oh no, please don't. The timezone is included in the timestamp, so it
is *meant* to be a local timestamp.

I like it that way because that adds some personal touch about the
place the upload was made from.

See also
http://kitenet.net/~joey/blog/entry/what_timezones_have_you_uploaded_debian_packages_from.html

Christoph
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