MyFaces Trinidad
  1. MyFaces Trinidad
  2. TRINIDAD-748

Client-side DateTimeRangeValidator does not handle differences in timezone

    Details

    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.2.2-core
    • Fix Version/s: 1.0.5-core, 1.2.4-core
    • Component/s: Components
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      Description

      Scenario: I'm using a DateTimeRangeValidator on an inputDate, with minimum bound to a Date, say, since today at midnight (Oct 1 2007 12:00:00 AM). The server is running in local time (Pacific/Los_Angeles). The client is running in America/New_York timezone.

      If client-side validation is disabled, the user can enter a string like "Oct 1 2007 12:00:01 AM" and that will submit successfully since the string is interpreted into the server's timezone and it is indeed greater than today's midnight.

      If client-side validation is enabled, the same string will fail. The error message is "Enter a date greater than or equal to Oct 1 2007 3:00:00 AM". This is because the client-side validator is interpreting the value in the local timezone, so "Oct 1 2007 12:00:01 AM EST". That is earlier than "Oct 1 2007 12:00:00 AM PDT", so it fails validation.

      The net result is, the values accepted are dependent on client-side validation being enabled, and whether the timezone adds/subtracts from the value so that it still falls within range.

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        Assignee Matthias Weßendorf [ matzew ]
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        Resolution Fixed [ 1 ]
        Status Open [ 1 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
        Fix Version/s 1.0.5-core [ 12312858 ]
        Fix Version/s 1.2.4-core [ 12312841 ]
        Matthias Weßendorf made changes -
        Status Resolved [ 5 ] Closed [ 6 ]

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          • Assignee:
            Matthias Weßendorf
            Reporter:
            Yee-Wah Lee
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