dates and their representation

Michael Sobolev mss at
Wed Sep 23 00:24:45 CEST 1998

On Tue, Sep 22, 1998 at 08:41:38PM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> Here is the reason, why I do not like time conversion:
> pub  1024D/57548DCD 1998-07-07 Werner Koch (gnupg sig) <dd9jn at>
>                     ^^^^^^^^^^
> This may get listed as -07-08 or -07-06 depending on the timezone.
> I think that this could lead to some confusion if two persons list the
> key but get different times (yes they are not different really, but it
> seems so)
> I all other cases a localized time is okay for me.

I believe that using mix of gmt and localized times may lead to other
confusions.  My vote goes for having an option that control how *all* times
are considered.


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