Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Sep 2 02:59:03 EDT 2010

In message <A2091D42-6F8A-4A3A-A513-EF7B195D4301 at batten.eu.org>, Ian Batten wri

>I'm slightly surprised that no-one has suggested adopting the Indian

>solution (UTC+4h30m), which is ideal for political areas that are

>about 30 degrees east to west, and switching the EU to UTC+30m (plus,

>or not, daylight saving in both cases).

I can tell you exactly why:

Nobody but scottish farmers have ever raised the position of the
sun in the sky, relative to the hands on the clock, as an argument
with respect to timezones in EU.

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