[Ietf-calsify] Section 126.96.36.199 Trigger: Trigger relative to DATE
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Tue Sep 26 12:29:13 PDT 2006
Am Dienstag, 26. September 2006 17:41 schrieb Bernard Desruisseaux:
> >> In section 188.8.131.52 Trigger of RFC 2445 it says:
> >>> Alarms specified in an event or to-do which is defined in terms of a
> >>> DATE value type will be triggered relative to 00:00:00 UTC on the
> >>> specified date. For example, if "DTSTART:19980205, then the duration
> >>> trigger will be relative to19980205T000000Z.
> >> In my opinion, applications should trigger the alarm relative to
> >> 00:00:00 of the time zone configured on the calendar that contains
> >> the event or to-do, or the current user's preferred time zone. UTC
> >> should only be used when no specific time zone can be found in the
> >> current context.
In my view every application is free to do that. It would just not define the
value for DTSTART as DATE but as DATE-TIME.
In other words: I find your opinion more intuitive than the standard and
that's what a user will expect. On the other hand the standard will assure
that every application will interpret a DATE value in the same way.
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