[kdepim-users] korganizer 4.1 timezone problem

Thomas Winteler info at win-soft.ch
Mon Sep 8 13:27:02 BST 2008

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Hey Anne

Thanks, your tip has solved my problem.. Have changed the tz to
Europe/Vienna and moved all times and than back to Europe/Zurich.. and
all is ok :)

have a nice day


Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 08 September 2008 10:54:44 David Jarvie wrote:
>> On Monday 8 September 2008 8:01, Thomas Winteler - Win-Soft, Service for X
>> wrote:
>>> Hello
>>> I have a Problem with my std.ics file and korganizer 4.1.0 from kde
>>> 4.1.1.
>>> I have imported my std.ics from korganizer 3.5.9 (kde 3.5.10).
>>> I'm in europe/zurich timezone.
>>> The event view shows correct date and times. But if i edit an event, i
>> get UTC timezone, also the Mouseover effect shows UTC tz.
>>> The ics time entries are like this:
>>> DTSTART:20080926T170000Z
>>> DTEND:20080926T200000Z
>>> That are UTC timestamps. I think in the calendar view, they should be
>> changed in my own timezone.
>>> By the was, if i create a new event, all is ok and the correct tz is
>>> used.
>>> Any idea why that happeds and how to fix it?
>> The reason is that in KDE 3 time zones weren't handled properly and all
>> times were stored as UTC, the necessary conversion to the user's time zone
>> being done in the user interface. In KDE 4, time zones are stored
>> correctly in the calendar, and are displayed just as they are stored.
>> Presumably there isn't any conversion done when a KDE 3 calendar is read
>> by the KDE 4 KOrganizer, so times now show as UTC.
> Which probably means that my message should be ignored, as it implies that I 
> had used UTC originally.  Sorry to be misleading.
> Anne
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