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Re: lynx-dev dev.17 patch 1 - FTP times

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev dev.17 patch 1 - FTP times
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2000 09:21:38 -0700 (MST)

In a recent note, Klaus Weide said:

> Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2000 09:46:14 -0600 (CST)
> * Be slightly more tolerant about FTP directory listing file times that
>   appear to lie in the future: allow today plus one day without assuming
>   that it must mean a year ago, to account for possible timezone differences.
Is this sufficient?  The way the International Date Line snakes around,
is it possible that two time zones are more than 24 hours apart?  This
is particularly likely since "Millennial Island" renamed itself and
unilaterally bent the IDL to its east in a recent publicity stunt.

-- gil

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