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Passing current date/time with request

Ricardo Estafan
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Joined: Mar 29, 2004
Posts: 84
hello all,

is there a way that i can pass the current date and time with the request using javascript. I want to read out this information in the java-code (Struts application) handling the request. Does anyone know how to do this?
I want to execute this script preferably on a submit so i know exactly when the client submit a request or a post.

Thanks a lot!!
[ May 24, 2005: Message edited by: Ricardo Estafan ]
Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15376
Something like this will get the users time:

BUT you have to remeber that this time is different than the servers, why don;t you just grab the servers time when you are saving the data to the database? Now sure why you would rely of JavaScript for this which can be disabled by the user.

Ricardo Estafan
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Joined: Mar 29, 2004
Posts: 84
You are exactly correct, i am not sure my self. I want to measure the performance of a java application. Client time and server time, but come to think of it preferably without changing the existing code. Perhaps i will post this question in another topic.
I agree. Here's the link:
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