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(Slightly OT) TZ settings for outgoing mail?

Is the mail client responsible for setting the time on outgoing mail? I am running Sarge, with exim 3.36-16 and Thunderbird 1.0.2. I used to live on the east coast (of the US) and am now living on the west coast (3 TZs later).

Output of tzconfig:
Your current time zone is set to US/Pacific

Output of date:
Wed May 10 08:34:29 PDT 2006

But when I send e-mail, the header gets US/Atlantic time:
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 10:57:20 -0400

The header above should have the time as: 07:57:20 -0700

The actual UTC time is the same, but it looks like I am sending e-mail from the east coast, instead of the west coast.

Thunderbird is also displaying the time of incoming mails as if I were still on the east coast. This means that e-mail that was just sent and received is showing a time that appears to be three hours in the future.

I don't know if this has been happening since we moved, and I just noticed it, or if something has caused this to revert, somehow. Can anyone tell me where this is set so that I can correct this?

Marc Shapiro

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