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I looked at the SimpleDateFormat, but I can't find any way to get the timezone part with the colon between hour and minute. When I use the "Z" pattern it will not include the colon, and when I use the "z" pattern it prints "CET".
Any suggestions? I would really prefer not having to do string manipulations. And this should be doable using only standard java classes. Or?