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Subject: Re: Decimial has set progress back -> Help spread the use of Hex!
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 16:40:34 -0500
Organization: Arius, Inc
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> On Tue, 07 Jan 2003 12:50:13 -0500, david lindauer
> >Vlad wrote:
> >> Sorry for changing the subject but what buggies me the most is the
> >> clock time.
> >> It's due to an update. Shell I say uphour ?
> >> Standard time, East time, West time, Central time GMT time etc. etc.
> >> Why not Internet time based on GMT time, Moron's time or on anything
> >> time but only one time all over the world ?
> >> Doesn't annoy you to reply to a question that was posted tomorrow,
> >> when you know that tomorrow was yesterday ?
> >I was thinking about that the other day. But if we used GMT time, that means I
> >would have to get up at 2 in the morning, and I like to sleep in!
> Yes but the Sun will be nice and shining at that time
> Nothing has to change in your daily scheduled except the clock
Like, DUH! You idea would require that everyone adjust their idea of
what morning, evening and even the start of the new day is based on
which time zone they are in. If I lived in Japan I would not like the
idea of changing the date in the middle of the work day. COB takes on
an entirely new meaning! Is that COB Tuesday midnight? Or COB Tuesday 4
AM when I go home from work?
> If you are talking or writing to some one in Europe you don't have to
> say : I will see you Monday in Hong Kong at 5 PM Western chinese
> time and then try find out the equivalent to the place where you are .
> You just say : I will see you Monday in Hong Kong at 17 a clock
WOW! That would solve really big problems for me.
> Do you know the landing time of the first astronauts in the Moon ?
> What was the Moon time on that part of the Moon at that time ?
This is one that has kept me up at night many times.
> Do you know that the USSR doesn't use different zone times in theirs
> train or aviation schedules ?
Bet they don't use GMT either.
Rick "rickman" Collins
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