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Have you asked what your users expect to see? For example, I would say that it is ok for the date to be stored in UTC in the database, but your users might expect to see the time stamps based on their time zone (which might be taken from their user profile page).


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UTC became the official standard back in 1972. It's also based on atomic clocks and takes into account the necessary leap seconds every few years. GMT is a time zone. I'd always go with UTC, though, as you mention, as long as you're consistent ... Note: StackExchange goes with UTC.



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