locked Re: Date/Time on messages #suggestion
Thanks Shal, I didn't realize that Outlook was doing that. At least mytoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
memory hasn't totally failed me.
SW Florida - USA
From: Shal Farley [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2015 2:09 AM
Subject: RE: [beta] Date/Time on messages #suggestions
Maybe the reason it is set up like that is due to the various timeI suspect you're right. Relative time ("ago") is the same no matter what
time zone the user is in.
Frances I cant remember if I indicated in my profile on Yahoo GroupsYes, the time zone listed in your Yahoo Account Info page is used to display
date/time information throughout Yahoo - except on calendars (they have
It used to be that you had to set the Account Info time zone correctly, but
the last time I looked it is setting your time zone automatically based on
I know any message I receive from the various Yahoo Groups, they showThat's being done by Outlook. The Date field of email headers specify both a
Date/Time and the UTC* offset of that Date/Time. With that information
Outlook can convert the Date/Time to anyone's local time. For example, your
first message in this thread had:
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:23:32 -0500The "-0500" is the offset from UTC of that date/time. I live in in UTC-0800,
so my email software subtracts the difference in those offsets (3 hours)
from that date/time and displays your messages as having been sent at "04:23
PM 1/21/2015" - in my local time.