KDateTime: next iteration

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Tue Nov 29 16:07:15 GMT 2005

Nicolas Goutte wrote:
>> I don't agree. We should keep in mind that this time will get
>> transformed into the standard UTC-seconds-since-epoch of Unix time, so
>> this information will be irreparably lost.
>May be we misunderstood us here. I was talking about a possible change
> of Konqueror, assuming that KIO slaves would be changed too, to allow
> KDateTime to be passed. (I do not think that it is planned now.) So
> there would no need over converting to seconds-to-epoch.

Maybe we could modify KIO to send this new UDS Atom. But what I said is 
still true: some time or another, it's going to get transformed into 
seconds-since-epoch and the "unknownness" of the timezone will be lost.

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