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Archived:Inaccurate results for time zones with half-hour parts on S60 MIDlets (Known Issue)

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Created: User:Technical writer 1 (24 Aug 2006)
Last edited: hamishwillee (16 Aug 2013)

Overview

Asking for the default time zone ID and raw offset produces erroneous results for the time zones with half-hour parts for S60 MIDlets.

Description

If the current time zone for the phone contains half-hour parts, that is, they are not on the hour (for example, Indian Standard Time GMT +05:30), the phone reports the hour ID and raw offset from GMT when queried with getID and getRawOffset() methods. For example, for GMT +05:30 the ID returned is GMT +05:00 and raw offset is 18000000, not 19800000.

Solution

No workaround available.

This page was last modified on 16 August 2013, at 03:44.
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