[tz] Java & Rearguard

Paul Gilmartin PaulGBoulder at aim.com
Mon Jun 3 21:59:37 UTC 2019

On 2019-06-03, at 15:53:44, Steve Allen wrote:

> On Mon 2019-06-03T11:55:33+0200 Mark Davis ☕️ hath writ:
>> I agree. And note that in many languages, two offsets are not "standard"
>> and "whatever", they are is "summer" and "winter".
>> ("Standard" is a misnomer anyway, when more than half the time it isn't
>> that offset.)
> United States law says that both winter and summer are designated as
> "standard time".  The law does not have such a thing as daylight time.
> https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/15/260a
That circumvented the need to update probably hundreds of references in
the U.S. Code.  It never became idiomatic usage.

-- gil

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