[Gambas-user] CDate Documentation

Jussi Lahtinen jussi.lahtinen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 14:52:15 CET 2022

> No. It is not converted to UTC or local time in any way.
> The datatype 'Date' in Gambas is a point in time, aka just a number.
> It's for example 2022.11.16 13:10:00 stored as floating point.
> There's no additional information at all. So there is no further
> information about a timezone or whether it is UTC.
> Your program must decide whether it considers it being UTC or any local
> time. I think that's pretty simple and ingenious, by the way.

That is not true.
The float value corresponds to the date in UTC. If you do not believe me,
then test it. Give local date (in area of UTC+X, where X<>0) and you will
see that the date without localization is printed as the date-X.

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