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Message 1881546 - Posted: 2 Aug 2017, 0:26:57 UTC

This isn't August 2nd, at least not in the USA
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Message 1881549 - Posted: 2 Aug 2017, 0:33:16 UTC - in response to Message 1881546.  

It is if you use UTC, as this project does.
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Message 1881550 - Posted: 2 Aug 2017, 0:33:52 UTC - in response to Message 1881546.  

Doesn't it have something to do with the GMT?
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Message 1881556 - Posted: 2 Aug 2017, 0:54:38 UTC - in response to Message 1881550.  

Doesn't it have something to do with the GMT?

AFAIK it's the same thing.
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Message 1881557 - Posted: 2 Aug 2017, 0:55:41 UTC - in response to Message 1881556.  

Doesn't it have something to do with the GMT?

AFAIK it's the same thing.

I think it is too, but we posted at the same time(whatever that is, lol) ;~)
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Message 1881562 - Posted: 2 Aug 2017, 1:04:20 UTC - in response to Message 1881546.  

It's about 2.02am here in the UK for me. (GMT.)

Unix time? = 1501635765 seconds since Jan 01 1970. (UTC)
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Message 1881640 - Posted: 2 Aug 2017, 15:12:43 UTC

I think that GMT and UTC are same during winter, but UTC does not use daylight saving time. So for me it its UTC +3 in summer and UTC +2 in winter.
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Message 1881662 - Posted: 2 Aug 2017, 17:11:41 UTC

Neither GMT nor UST have daylight saving - the only difference is the way in which the actual time is determined.
In the UK we have "BST" in the summer months, which moves us to GMT/UST +1 which is a so called "daylight saving" exercise, but these days that is of little consequence and not a little annoyance.
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Message 1881871 - Posted: 3 Aug 2017, 16:21:41 UTC

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinated_Universal_Time
 


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