datetime question

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Wed Nov 13 02:08:23 CET 2013

On 13/11/2013 00:37, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Nov 2013 09:42:38 +1100, Chris Angelico <rosuav at>
> declaimed the following:
>>Plus, they switch clocks at 2am all the time, not at 2am forward and
>>3am backward.
> 	2AM is the time at which US switches occur also, in either direction.
The difference compared with the EU is that they switch according to
local time, so different US time zones switch at different UTC times.

> 	Unfortunately, my radio controlled clocks tend to synchronize between 1
> and 2 AM, and those that automatically do daylight vs normal switching
> (three Oregon Scientific) miss the broadcast of the change. My watch and a
> LaCrosse unit require manual toggling between the two.
> 	Good thing I don't run a store... I'd annoy my customers by changing
> the store hours instead <G>

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