[DAS2] Updated java runtimes for timezone change in 2007

Steve Chervitz Steve_Chervitz at affymetrix.com
Wed Oct 4 17:42:46 UTC 2006

Yes, the Bush administration's reach extends into the lives of Java
developers, changing when DST starts and stops in 2007.

Here's a link for updated Java runtimes for a variety of versions:

This could be an issue for DAS, particularly for writeback. Some
implementations may rely on consistent time-stamping, e.g., to determine
which edit request was submitted first.

May not make a difference within a server, but it would be an issue across
multiple servers.


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