21 Jun 2003 vivekv   » (Journeyer)

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AdvogatoPoster: Took the timezone issue up after a long time. Why? Simply because I think Java TimeZone handling is just broken. I just could not figure out how to do conversion from one timezone to another. This is important to me since I live in a timezone very far away from advogato :-). Finally I had given up a long time ago. I had received a pointer to an article. That just didn't work. Today was "the" day that I decided to tackle the problem and google was my friend. I found this message in the google groups where someone else apparently had the same frustration and figured out the solution. So I just plugged in the code and viola! it worked. I am hoping this entry will appear correctly in Advogato.


My friend krishna leaves town today back to his home in Singapore. Spent the whole day with his family.


We are going live monday! Its is a busy time and a great time. I hope I can talk about it after it finally goes live :-)

The proposal that I worked upon is now been selected woohoo.. that means we make a presentation to the customer. That is scheduled wednesday. Good! the loss of two weekends is compensated by this victory of reaching the next step. This is a tough deal... hope we win it.

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