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[IDV #YNY-540744]: Request to make the default Time Zone label UTC, not GMT. [1061]



> 
> Thanks, Yuan.
> 
> I think the user was requesting to change the default, because UTC is
> considered more of a standard than GMT.  We'll look into what it will
> take to change it here.   If it's as simple as changing the default in
> the preferences, that'll be great!
> 
> - Becky
> 

It is changed in the IDV source.


Yuan
> 
> 
> On 8/18/2011 11:58 AM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> >>
> >> Any idea how difficult this is to change?  Seems like the most accepted 
> >> unit is UTC now, and no longer GMT.
> >>
> >>
> > it is in the user preference: Formats&Data, you can select the time zone.
> >
> >
> > Yuan
> >> ----==== Inquiry ====----
> >> 1061
> >>
> >> ----==== Summary ====----
> >> Request to make the default Time Zone label UTC, not GMT.
> >>
> >> ----==== Request ====----
> >> 2011-06-17 - Rick Kohrs
> >> I suggest that McIDAS-V default to %u201CUTC%u201D labels for the times, 
> >> rather than %u201CGMT%u201D.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>  From Wikipedia
> >>
> >> %u201CIn casual use, when fractions of a second are not important, 
> >> Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) can be considered equivalent to UTC or UT1. 
> >> Saying "GMT" often implies either UTC or UT1 when used within informal or 
> >> casual contexts. In technical contexts, usage of "GMT" is avoided; the 
> >> unambiguous terminology "UTC" or "UT1" is preferred.[6]%u201D
> >>
> >>
> >> ################################################################################
> >>
> >> http://dcdbs.ssec.wisc.edu/inquiry-v/index.php?inquiry=1061
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: YNY-540744
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: YNY-540744
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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