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Normalize client date stamps
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Joe discovered that client timestamps are not in UTC for event logging. Should they be?

Also looks like this is true of android. Clients can convert times to UTC prior to sending if that is easier for ingestion/analysis.

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JMinor created this task.Dec 17 2018, 7:45 PM
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Hello @JMinor , @mpopov and I have discussed about this a decided to follow ISO 8601 (see T186768). We think following ISO 8601 may allow us to find some interesting pattern related to time of a day, and including an offset to UTC allow us to convert the timestamp when needed. We're open to discussion. :)