[tz] Permanent DST in Florida: step 2 of 4 completed

Paul.Koning at dell.com Paul.Koning at dell.com
Thu Mar 8 19:51:24 UTC 2018

> On Mar 8, 2018, at 2:39 PM, Arthur David Olson <arthurdavidolson at gmail.com> wrote:
> "The Florida Senate passed the Sunshine Protection Act on Tuesday, three weeks after the state’s House of Representatives, and sent it to Gov. Rick Scott..."
>     https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/08/us/daylight-saving-time-florida.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur
> (I have hopes for a new CBS hit series, "DST: Miami.")
> (Less frivolously, discussions about using EDT, AST, or FST--and how to set tm_isdst--can begin in earnest.)

Interesting that apparently the legislators didn't know they can avoid the "have to ask permission" issue simply by moving the state over one timezone and adopting "standard time all the time".


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