[LEAPSECS] Coming of age in the solar system
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Sep 6 12:06:00 EDT 2010
In message <846fe1ddc827bb1b14a27a4a17b8865d.squirrel at mail.batten.eu.org>, "Ian
>On Mon, September 6, 2010 15:28, Steve Allen wrote:
>Whichever, I think the chances of it being done with five
>years' notice are low: once passed, a government will want to reap the
>political benefits itself.
There was a lot of noise in EU context, and that resulted in one of the
"technical requirements" for EU membership being that countries do not
f**k with their summertime, and presumably timezones, with anything less
than 5 years notice.
It's anybodys guess if UK could care less.
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