alex at agsm.edu.au
Sun Jan 14 22:31:10 UTC 2001
At 00:10 +0700 2001-01-12, Robert Elz wrote:
> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 09:44:25 +1100
> From: Alex LIVINGSTON <alex at agsm.edu.au>
> Message-ID: <email@example.com>
> | And it's not just because "S"
> | stands for "standard" in the former case and "Summer" in the latter:
> | it stands for "standard" in both cases! Sometimes I'm ashamed to be
> | Australian.
>In Victoria at least, the S that is current now is "Summer".
>It comes from the Summer Time act, which specifies that
>Eastern Summer Time is what it shall be called. It doesn't
>actually specify the abbreviation (acronym) but it is a
>pretty obvious step...
In NSW, even though it is "summer" time, it is still legally also
"standard" time! See
Nowhere in the act containing this are abbreviations defined.
PS: Robert, do you have any idea why your mail's time-stamp offset is
given as "+0700"? Are you (or is your mail server) on Christmas
IT, Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), UNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052
Fax: +61 2 9931-9349 / Phone: +61 2 9931-9264 / Time: UTC + 10 or 11 hours
At end of today, Monday, January 15,
time since epoch (1-1-1 at 00:00:00)
= 730500 days = 2000.04106861 average Gregorian years
time since 2nd millennium, 20th century, 200th decade, 2000th year
= 15 days = .04106861 average Gregorian years
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