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Tapas Chand
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Why is it like this?
When I am opening ranch in desktop, time of posts are displayed in Indian Standard Time (IST), but when I am opening ranch in mobile, time of posts are displayed in local ranch time which is lagging around 11 hours 30 mins from IST.
 
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Are these times in the same places? If I look at this thread it says
Tapas Chand posted Today 17:09:40
Now that is BST because I am in UK. Ranch time is GMTminus6:00 which appears to be MDT (=Mountain Daylight Time), i.e. GMTminus7:00 plus 1 hour because it is Summer.
At the bottom of the list of all fora, it does not give my BST time, but shows Ranch Time. I did not know the mobile version showed ranch time throughout.
 
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IST appears to be GMTplus5:30, so that gives you the 11½hours.
 
Tapas Chand
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Exactly, at the bottom it shows ranch time.
But my concern is difference in behavior between desktop and mobile.
Both my desktop and mobile timezones are set to IST. I am using chrome in both desktop and mobile.
This is what I see when opening recent topics in desktop
Object Relational Mapping <meta attribute="visible" inherite="true"/> how to convert as a annotaions in hibernate 1 yalamanda kalluri Today 11:01:06 AM yalamanda kalluri

When I am opening recent topics in mobile it is like
<meta attribute="visible" inherite="true"/> how to convert as a annotaions in hibernate
Number of Replies: 1
Started by: yalamanda kalluri
Last post: Jul 27, 2015 23:31:06 by
yalamanda kalluri
Forum: Object Relational Mapping

Please notice the timestamp difference.
I think both should show either Ranch time or both should show IST.
 
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I take your point, but don't know any more myself, I am afraid.
 
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This site, when viewed via a mobile device, uses ranch time (and not local time). It actually mentions that in the bottom. Perhaps this will be fixed (or changed) in the future, but for now, that is simply how it works.

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The idea was to minimize the bandwidth use on the mobile site. Since the time is display using JavaScript, we don't do this on the mobile site.

We do have a site personalization option. Do you think it would be useful to have a personalization where you can opt in to local time on the mobile view? That doesn't seem difficult to add.
 
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Thank you Jeanne for the reply...now it is clear to me
 
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