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Re: Time Pedantry (was Re: [SLUG] Which bank doesn't use Linux servers?)
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- Subject: Re: Time Pedantry (was Re: [SLUG] Which bank doesn't use Linux servers?)
- From: Peter Hardy <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 17:11:14 +1100
On Thu, 2010-04-01 at 16:56 +1100, Daniel Pittman wrote:
> ...but the real question is if we love or hate the GMT/UTC difference, and
> Also, do we hate the earthquake that changed the length of the day for messing
> with our time-keeping?
> (And, finally, for anyone who really wants to despair at the whole thing,
> I give you "The Long, Painful History of Time", which is the best write-up
> I know of about the engineering difficulties of the topic:
None of this would be a problem if we'd just switch to decimal time in a
single timezone and call it a day.