variations on GMT-8:00
AndyLipscomb at decosimo.com
Fri Jan 19 12:48:48 UTC 2007
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which explains that. Why CST never existed as a separate zone in the
past when the others did is a different question, which now is really no longer important - it is just a fact with which we need to deal.
Most likely because, unlike Eastern, Mountain, and Hawaiian, Central never had a location in the USA that actually used it while rejecting DST. (The needs of users in Saskatchewan were apparently not considered.)
J Andrew Lipscomb, CPA*ABV, ASA
Decosimo Corporate Finance
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