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Re: Automate time zone selection (Was: RFE: use nasa worldwind...)



On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 02:41:46PM -0500, chasd wrote:
 > > Martin Sourada wrote:
 > 
 > > 1. from IP get your location on Earth (or somewhere else? :-D), no  
 > > need
 > > for precision, if time zone is OK, than location is precise enough.
 > 
 > Where on Earth are these addresses :
 > 
 > 10.0.0.1
 > 172.16.0.1
 > 192.168.0.1
 > 127.0.0.1
 > fc00::/7

If you can connect to the remote server that does the translation,
it won't see these addresses, it'll see the address of the server
you're masquerading/tunneling through.

 > What about systems with more than one interface / address - which one  
 > do you pick ?

Why does it matter, it's not like the different interfaces are
going to be geographically different.

 > Also realize not all computers may be on Earth ( ISS, etc. )
 > If you build it, don't build it so it only works only now and in only  
 > the simplest situations.

Perfect is the enemy of good enough.

		Dave


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