Irkutsk and Ulan-Ude didn't change time zone, same MSK+5. New Russia map without DST.

David Patte dpatte at
Tue Apr 5 15:50:51 UTC 2011

On 2011-04-05 11:37, Philip Newton wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 17:32, Paul Goyette<pgoyette at>  wrote:
>> None of which addresses the problems encountered by the fact
>> that the date line isn't a line at all, but has several zigs
>> and zags.
>> :)
> True. The obvious solutions is to get rid of time zones (and summer
> time!) entirely and have everyone run on UTC. Might as well decide on
> a unified currency and language as well while we're at it.
> Cheers,
> Philip

I'd suggest UT1, leap seconds are also confusing and hard to implement 
in any clocks; though I hear that most COBOL programmers haven't had 
much work since 2000.

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