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Topic # 96879 6-Feb-2012 07:40
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I've noticed that when using Facebook on Safari and Ubuntu (Firefox) the timezone defaults to US, when I log on with Win 7 (IE9) it resets correctly to NZT. I'm wondering if the is a security feature that blocks the browsers from accessing the localhost timezone or is Facebook has not implemented this for browsers other than IE?

Note: I logged on concurrently, Ubuntu first, then Mac (both had US timezone), then IE (NZT). When I refresh the view on the Mac and Ubuntu they now show NZT.

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  Reply # 577768 6-Feb-2012 09:47
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From what I can tell, IE sends "en-nz" as the user language, and Safari only sends "en" (if you have English selected in System Preferences) or "en-gb" (if you select British). I can't find a way to have Safari send "en-nz".

I don't know whether Facebook uses this information, but it wouldn't surprise me. I've had all sorts of issues where sites will take me to UK information instead of NZ, due to that "en-gb" header.

Edit: I've logged it with Apple.



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  Reply # 578004 6-Feb-2012 22:40
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Thanks.

Ps. Sorry about the dreadful English, I blame it on the 7s ;-)



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  Reply # 578005 6-Feb-2012 22:42
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No, really, I've had spam with better grammar than that, that was shocking, I'm amazed you could decipher my question.

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  Reply # 578055 7-Feb-2012 07:31
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Heheh, it helped that I'd run into the issue before :)

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