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Time zone problem in date format

Bhupinder Dhillon
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Joined: Oct 12, 2000
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Why does the following code produces different output on solaris with time zone set to 'TZ=Canada/Mountain':
When run in JDK 1.2.2
Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2003 13:06:44 GMT-06:00
and in 1.3.1_02
Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2003 12:06:25 MDT
Here's the code:

[ July 09, 2003: Message edited by: Bhupinder Dhillon ]
Jason Menard
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Joined: Nov 09, 2000
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I'm going to move this to Java in General - Intermediate.
Thomas Paul
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Joined: May 05, 2000
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It is a bug that has been fixed and closed.
See:
http://developer.java.sun.com/developer/bugParade/bugs/4256581.html


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