Timezones

Seymore4Head Seymore4Head at Hotmail.invalid
Tue Oct 7 23:26:05 CEST 2014


On Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:48:58 +1100, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>
wrote:

>On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 1:37 PM, Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> My advice is to avoid time zones, they're a real pain, seriously.
>>
>> What say we send an application to the UN to declare the world flat?
>
>Easier to simply start scheduling things in UTC. I run an
>international Dungeons & Dragons campaign with sessions every Sunday
>at 02:00 UTC, and nobody needs to be confused by time zones. (The
>server displays UTC time, so it's easy for anyone to see; for
>instance, it's now Mon 02:48:09, so session time was about this time
>yesterday.) Civil time can do whatever it likes, just as long as
>everyone knows that the meeting is based on UTC.
>
>ChrisA

And I just found out there is going to be another Y2K in 2038.  I hope
I am around to see it.  I spend this Y2K in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas is one of the last few time zones so TVs everywhere were
showing the ringing in of the New Year and nothing was exploding.



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