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Re: UTC & increased anonymity for client/node & user

On Thu, 23 Feb 2006, Anothony Georgeo wrote:

> What do you think about adding an automatic "convert
> system time to UTC" feature into Tor?  
> For expample Tor could read the local system time,
> convert it to UTC and then Tor can use the UTC version
> for it's time related functions.

Which related functions?  Tor doesn't really care what timezone you're
in, and C's time_t is in seconds since midnight UTC January 1st 1970
anyway, so no time zones there.

> Do you have a suggestion for a free open-source prog.
> which can update/convert the local system time to UTC?
> (I run Windows XPHome SP2)

Know your timezone and a calculator (unless you can do additions and
subtractions modulo 24 in your head :)?

Based on your email's Date header
| Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 15:16:59 -0800 (PST)
my guess is that you are in PST, which is currently 8 hours behind UTC.

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