[IRCServices Coding] Re: [IRCServices] Yet,
another great suggestion
quension at mac.com
Sun Aug 31 14:10:45 PDT 2003
On Sunday, Aug 31, 2003, at 13:47 US/Pacific, Saturn wrote:
> The argument is that the overwhelming majority of IRC users have no
> idea the /time command exists, and even fewer are aware that they can
> specify a server name after the /time command. How would these people
> find out the Services time zone?
You missed the point. Services shows the time zone wherever it uses a
readable time -- i.e. in the nickserv/chanserv info displays. Unless
you've changed your language file, in which case you can simply change
> Why does it all have to be so complicated??
It isn't. Your users can even use the handy-dandy /nickserv set
timezone command to make it even easier.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Aragon Gouveia" <aragon at phat.za.net>
> | By Saturn <saturn at jetirc.net>
> | [ 2003-08-31 21:29 +0200 ]
>> I think it is... consider an international Network like mine: every
>> server is in a different time zone -- How are users supposed to know
>> what time zone the Services (pickign on Services' clock because
>> Services are whats giving these notices!) is in?? Sure, they can do
>> the /time command, if they even know abotu it. But the vast majority
>> of IRC users are ignorant of those sorts of commands, or even if they
>> know about /time, they most likely have no idea they can specify a
>> server with the command.
> Erm, what's the argument here? Services stipulates its timezone in
> its timestamps. As do all the other servers on the network.