[tz] News article: Turkey’s plan to ignore daylight saving time has been foiled by smartphones

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Tue Oct 27 14:30:10 UTC 2015

Philip Newton <philip.newton at gmail.com> writes:
> However, anyone who uses internet- or radio-connected mobile devices
> or computers to tell time knows that those clocks sync automatically
> to international standards.

Of course, that's not actually true. They just use whatever they thought
the time in the country was going to be when they were last updated. In
an ideal world, the lesson Turkey (and other governments) should take
away from this is that they need to give more than just a couple weeks
of notice for changes like this.

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