[LEAPSECS] Conversational caffeine

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Jan 28 18:27:51 EST 2011

In message <20110128230253.GS20660 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:

>On Fri 2011-01-28T22:57:20 +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp hath writ:


All it says is "make it easy to figure out the difference between
your local time and UTC", it doesn't say _how_ easy.

Heck, it doesn't even recommend sanity be involved: Any sufficiently
unhinged dicator could define local/civil/legal time as:

UTC - (#days since 2011-01-01 00:00Z) * 600

And still be in 100% compliance with that recommendation.


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