[tz] another solar-based time proposal (not)

Garrett Wollman wollman at csail.mit.edu
Thu Sep 27 01:07:55 UTC 2018

On September 26, 2018 7:47:18 PM EDT, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
>On 9/26/18 7:43 AM, Steve Summit wrote:
>> https://xkcd.com/2050/
>Thanks, hadn't seen that. Does the xkcd artist Randall Munroe read our 
>mailing list, or is it merely a coincidence that this new panel jokes 
>about a proposal equivalent to traditional timekeeping in Ethiopia as 
>discussed here a couple of weeks ago 
>Anyway, proposed patch attached.

I believe it is entirely possible that Randall does in fact follow this list in some way, perhaps indirectly (by friends forwarding interesting items or through social media). I have some experience from another mailing list that this does happen, although no knowledge of a specific channel of transmission.


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