[tz] Article proposes end of DST, adds interesting historic reference

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sat Nov 4 18:58:26 UTC 2017

Steve Jones wrote:
> Further clicking led me to the full letter from Ben:
> http://www.webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/franklin3.html
> which I think is tz-art worthy.

Good idea; thanks. Although that copy of Ben's joke has typos, it's the 
most-accessible copy and I suppose it's good enough. I also tracked down an 
image of the first publication of Franklin's joke (in French! I assume he 
translated it himself) and installed the attached proposed patch.
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