[IRCServices Coding] Re: [IRCServices] Yet, another great suggestion

Trevor Talbot 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 
it back.

>   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.

-- Quension