[hibernate-dev] Supporting timezone in Timestamp Type

Emmanuel Bernard emmanuel at hibernate.org
Wed Aug 31 12:16:19 EDT 2016

On Wed 2016-08-31 17:07, Vlad Mihalcea wrote:
> Hi,
> While reviewing the Pull Request for this issue:
> https://github.com/hibernate/hibernate-orm/pull/1536
> I realized that we can improve the default TimestampType as follows:
> 1. We could make it parameterizable so that it can also take a custom
> timezone (UTC) during mapping.
> 2. We could also define a default timezone so that we don't rely on the JVM
> one. This might be desirable when the UI requires to display the time in a
> certain timezone, while we want to save all timestamps in UTC.

Or a component injecting the desired timezone

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