[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress] #4573: bp-activity is off by 5 Hours

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Sat Mar 9 01:19:21 UTC 2013

#4573: bp-activity is off by 5 Hours
 Reporter:  mgkoller      |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  reopened
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  Activity      |     Version:  1.6.1
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:                |

Comment (by boonebgorges):

 > Can I ask what advantage there is to always using GMT instead of local
 time ?

 The most important thing is to use one time and then to be consistent
 about it. UTC has the advantage of portability: if you move to a different
 server or whatever, you can change the display values by changing a single

 > And is the time ever correct (iow. local) in the screen created by bp-
 activity-admin.php ?

 Yes, this looks like a bug. We should be running everything through a
 function that converts to local time.

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4573#comment:8>
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