alpine and local time problem

Daniel Dalton d.dalton at
Thu Mar 20 06:54:39 UTC 2008

On Thu, 20 Mar 2008, Geoff Shang wrote:

> Daniel Dalton wrote:
>> I have local time ticked in the alpine setup, however, when I look at the 
>> date line from a message recieved it isn't in my time.
>> Anyone know why?
> I think it only works in the index, but don't quote me on this.  Perhaps read

I think your right.
Oh well its kind of interesting to find out other peoples times... :-)

> the configuration help for the local time option, the in-built help is 
> generally very good.

It is, however, I'll leave it as it is.
I probably didn't notice it before.

>> Oh and sometimes the reply header uses the wrong day.
>> It always uses the other persons day I am quoting.
>> So is there a way to make that use my time too?
> Have a look in the help for the reply lead-in stuff and see if there are 
> tokens for the local time.  Personally I think it's more accurate to use the 
> sender's time but I guess that's a matter of preference.

Yeah I think your right.
I'll leave it as that then.

Thanks for your help,

Daniel Dalton
d.dalton at

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