"32 time zones"
tog at cloud9.Eng.Sun.COM
Tue Jun 8 17:44:25 UTC 1993
Try any (printed) atlas. Or wait until the next century when computers
just barely begin to catch up with where printed matter was 300 years
ago. Grepping indeed!
> From ado at bossie.nci.nih.gov Tue Jun 8 06:40:56 1993
> To: amos at cs.huji.ac.il, tog at Eng, tz at bossie.nci.nih.gov
> Subject: "32 time zones"
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> Our society has created a fictional time system of 32 time zones
> (24 one-hour offsets and several more half-hour and three-quarter
> hour offsets).
> --Tognazzini, Bruce (tog at eng.sun.com): "Tog on Interface:
> The Myth of Precision", Sun World, volume 6, number 7
> (June, 1993), page 100.
> A grep in /usr/lib/zoneinfo/* on a SunOS 4.1.1 system failed to show up eight
> oddball time zones (see attached). Does anyone know of the origin for the
> "32" time zones?
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