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mveKornfeld Eliyahu Peter27-Oct-18 22:26 
It IS a programming question, but as I do not really want an answer (more interested in flame war Big Grin | :-D and your philosophy) I do post it here...
So... you have to set up in a system some online exams, including date and time of opening an closing... As the system interprets anything stored in the DB (a Unix timestamp) as UTC (good old practice), you send them UTC via the API...
You may be surprised, but it even works... until the move your clock, just we did last night... At that moment the server moves (automatically) and now it adds only 2 hours to the stored UTC, instead of the 3 it added at summer-time...
So in the DB is stored 9:30 UTC, which is 12:30 Local in summer time, but 11:30 in winter...
As we all learned, to store UTC is the best way to resolve timezone changes... except when it is not...
"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge". Stephen Hawking, 1942- 2018

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