[tz] [PROPOSED PATCH] Add xkcd

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sun Mar 6 20:49:03 UTC 2016

Steve Summit wrote:
> The same author's "What If" series was also relevant at #26
> (especially given the events of last November):
> http://what-if.xkcd.com/26/

Thanks, added with the attached patch.

> Not specifically related to time zones, but those interested in
> date and time notations will also want to keep this one handy,
> if for no other reason than to use as the occasional cluebat:
> https://xkcd.com/1179/

Hah! That one has a typo: it lists 1330300800 as a "discouraged format" for 
2013-02-27, but that's off by a year. The panel should have said 1361923200, not 

I looked into how to file a bug report against xkcd, and found only "Consipiracy 
Theories" <https://xkcd.com/258/>. But it turns out that the problem with 
1330300800 is a known bug; see 
<https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/1179:_ISO_8601>. Unlike the tz 
project, xkcd is not obliged to fix bugs in released versions.
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