Issues w/Daylight Savings Time in 2007 ?

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Thu Dec 28 07:19:19 CET 2006

David Shaw wrote:
> Werner would have to say the reason, but I want to note that this is
> only an output/display change.  Internally, GPG will always use
> seconds since epoch for OpenPGP as this is part of the OpenPGP
> specification.

Well, before the changeover happens, I'd appreciate it if a switch would
be added to preserve the current behavior.  Seconds since epoch is dead
simple and very familiar to programmers, and I suspect it might be
better for machine parsing.

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