[tz] ICANN contacts Egyptian government about recent last-minute clock change
Arthur David Olson
arthurdavidolson at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 01:54:46 UTC 2016
> If subscribing to this mailing list hasn't made me a party to an
international conspiracy, I'm going to have to adjust my resumé.
The time zone cabal dates to 1989 (see below).
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D 4.3 89/02/20 21:56:14 ado 28 27 00009/00003/00031
$ grep Cabal README
Thanks to these Timezone Caballeros who've made major contributions to the
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On Sat, Jul 23, 2016 at 9:40 PM, Paul G <paul at ganssle.io> wrote:
> I think we should have known ahead of time because of the global
> conspiracy - time zone, leap second and metric system division. If
> subscribing to this mailing list hasn't made me a party to an international
> conspiracy, I'm going to have to adjust my resumé.
> On July 23, 2016 8:52:18 PM EDT, Howard Hinnant <howard.hinnant at gmail.com>
>> ICANN’s paltry psychic skills… One would think tarot card reading training would be mandatory.
>> On Jul 23, 2016, at 7:03 PM, Arthur David Olson <arthurdavidolson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> "ICANN thrown into confusion by cancelation of Daylight Saving Time" does make it seem as if it's ICANN's fault, no?
>>> On Sat, Jul 23, 2016 at 6:31 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
>>> Baher Esmat of ICANN contacted the Egyptian government asking it to give us more notice about clock changes next time. This found its way into the popular press earlier this month; here's the English-language version:
>>> Al-Youm A-M. ICANN thrown into confusion by cancelation of Daylight Saving Time. Egypt Independent 2016-07-08. http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/icann-thrown-confusion-cancelation-daylight-saving-time
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