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Thread poster: Karin Walker
Karin Walker  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 15:35
German to English
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Aug 28, 2003

Good afternoon all round,

http://www.proz.com/job/41984

Is it possible to add an indication of what time zone this applies to? Being in the CET zone, naturally I'm wondering why I can't see this ad at 12.48 pm CET. I'm not sure where the ProZ server is, but even if I did, it would be useful if non-Plat users were told when to come back to check out this job offer.

Just a suggestion - would be great if it could be done.


Karin


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Mary Worby  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:35
Member
German to English
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GMT Aug 28, 2003

Just for info, the ProZ.com time is GMT, so currently one hour earlier than the UK and two hours earlier than Germany.

Agree that it would be useful for this to be pointed out though!


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jmadsen  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:35
Question raised before... Aug 28, 2003

I have raised this question earlier, but was told that the FAQ indicates that all times are GMT (See http://www.proz.com/topic/12144).
I too think that it would be fairly simple to add "GMT", but who knows...


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Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 11:35
Member (2002)
Spanish to French
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I though GMT was UK's time Aug 28, 2003

Mary Worby wrote:
Just for info, the ProZ.com time is GMT, so currently one hour earlier than the UK and two hours earlier than Germany.


Is GMT different from UK's time?


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 15:35
English to German
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UTC (GMT) does not have daylight saving time Aug 28, 2003

Hi Claudia,
Is GMT different from UK's time?

Currently yes, because the UK has BST (British Summer Time), which does not apply to UTC (Universal Time Coordinate, commonly known as GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

Cheers, Ralf


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Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 11:35
Member (2002)
Spanish to French
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Thanks Aug 28, 2003

Ralf



(I cut my sentence in order not to put it all in the title)


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Parrot  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 15:35
Member (2002)
Spanish to English
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GMT: Addendum Aug 29, 2003

Claudia Iglesias wrote:

Is GMT different from UK's time?


GMT is used as a sidereal (astronomical) time and as such is bound by no political decisions.


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