CDF Element : Time zone

4 Time zone

  • Definition: Optional. Difference between local time and Universal Time Coordinated (UTC). This allows channel publishers to specify an absolute time for an update schedule. The offset specified for this attribute adjusts the EARLIESTTIME and LATESTTIME child elements accordingly.
  • Comment: For example, to specify the U.S. Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is 5 hours earlier than UTC, use: TIMEZONE="-0500".

    The date for this attribute is specified in the form szzzz, where:
    • s Specifies the relationship of the local time to UTC. A minus (-) or plus (+) sign is used to indicate whether the local time is earlier or later than UTC.
    • zzzz Specifies the offset from UTC in hours and minutes.
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