[CalendarServer-users] Sunbird with Calendar Server Trunk Timezone issue

Cyrus Daboo cdaboo at apple.com
Fri Jan 18 20:31:06 PST 2008

Hi aschneid,

--On January 18, 2008 8:28:19 PM -0800 aschneid <aschneid at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am attempting to use Sunbird 0.7 with Calendar Server trunk pulled from
> today's (1/18) source...I also tried it with last night's trunk, but it
> looks like nothing has been changed in a couple of weeks anyway.  I was
> able to successfully connect and create a calendar with Sunbird.  I'm
> running into this weird issue that is reproducible every time.  When I
> try to go in and create an event before 1:00 P.M., and this is on Sunbird
> on a Mac or PC, I get the following error:
> 2008-01-18 20:16:55-0800 [-] [caldav-8009]  [-] "'In transformToNative,
> unhandled exception: twistedcaldav.timezones.TimezoneException: Unknown
> time zone: /mozilla.org/20070129_1/America/Los_Angeles'"
> If I create an event 1:00 P.M. or later, it creates the event just fine.
> Also, when I move an existing event, back past the 1:00 P.M. mark (say
> 11:00 A.M.), it will allow the move of that event.  Once I get an event
> in the A.M.  I can create events at any time of day, even between
> restarts of the server.  However, if I delete all of the events, restart
> the server, I have the timezone issue above.
> I suppose I have a work around, but it still is very weird.  Anybody have
> any ideas?  I am running Calendar Server on Tiger on a PPC.

Can you file a ticket on this. We did do some changes to timezone handling 
recently and this may be an unwanted side-effect of that.

Cyrus Daboo

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