Why is CET called MET?
Peter.Hullah at eurocontrol.fr
Thu Jun 20 07:49:38 UTC 1996
Dik.Winter at cwi.nl wrote:
> These discussions are a bit bogus in my opinion, there is already a
> de-facto standard to call it MET, so why change.
But my comment was that, before that, there was a de-facto standard
to call it CET, so why was it changed.
> In the same spirit we could question the addition "DST".
> The term "Daylight Saving Time" is (as far as I know) truly US.
> Here it is called "Summer Time" in all languages that I know.
True. I'd much rather see CEST than CETDST which just strikes me
as over long-winded and, again, not something which anyone says.
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