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CHAT: Timezones was The English/French counting system

From:Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>
Date:Monday, September 15, 2003, 22:33
--- "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...> wrote:

> one of several timekeeping idiosyncracies that > I'd just as soon do > without, including daylight savings time and > time zones in general.
Out of curiosity, what would you replace them with? Time zones, that is.
> I mean, as long as my boss and I agree on what > time I'm supposed to > show up for a meeting (which is admittedly an > open question if it's > at half [past] the hour :) ), does it really > matter if we call it 2:30 PM EDT, 1330 EST, or > 1830 UTC?
It does if I'm in Washington, waiting three hours for your sorry ass to schlep on over from the Coast! ;) Padraic. ===== - Per la cista ciwtate, et-z-el pays amb la, et per y chascyn encoleuwack; et per el nusteor Basele; et per el nusteor Teruin GERONTIO; et per y Senat la nusteor nacièn; et per y legiun Roman; et per l' armaza navea; et per l' armaza aerea; et per y thot ke sirviont al nusteor nacièn - A Ddon ten mezer! -- Come visit The World! -- <> .


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Roger Mills <romilly@...>