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Date/time, multiple location problem

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We have a set of Access databases that we extract data from into a
centralized Oracle database. We have a copy of this database in San
Francisco, New York and London. The SF and NY team actually use the
same one over the lan. Anyways, we have a date updated field that
basically used the form update event to set it to now. Is there an
easy way to set this value based on geographic location. Basically,
NY -5, SF -8 (or -7 for DST) -0 for London, etc.

The reason is that we need to sync some data from Oracle to and from
the access database a couple times a day and we also need to see what
records have changed (as we are only sycning parts of the data and
certain records).

Any ideas/help would be greatly appriciated.


Gary Smith
Nov 13 '05 #1
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Gary Smith wrote:
Is there an easy way to set [time] based on geographic location? Basically,
NY -5, SF -8 (or -7 for DST) -0 for London, etc.

You want to store UTC?

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