Our (US) $s at work.
temlakos at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 23:43:49 UTC 2005
> Sam Varshavchik wrote:
>> Two years from now, folks running older versions of RH or FC for which
>> no glibc update was issued will have their clocks stop showing correct
>> time for most of the year.
>> That's because Washington has screwed around with Daylight Savings
>> Time, again. They don't have anything better to do inside the Beltway,
>> I always thought that daylight time was a joke. It's totally stupid,
>> and has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. I am aware of the official
>> excuse for daylight time, but I still think it's stupid, it's dumb,
>> and idiotic. If anyone is really serious about saving energy, they
>> should simply change the timezone permanently.
>> Starting in 2007, the so-called "standard time" will actually be in
>> effect for less than half a year. Standard time won't really be the
>> standard most of the time. Isn't it amazing? The US is now the
>> laughing stock of the entire world. You can almost see everyone point
>> their fingers across the Atlantic: “Those dumb yanks, they can't even
>> make up their mind what time of day it is, most of the time!”
> Hmm.... laughing stock of the entire world but, longer lines of folks
> breaking their necks to get into this country legally or illegally ;-)
> Coming to the very country they're laughing at :-))
> Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.
Besides which, I /hope/ no one is trying to suggest that the USA is the
only nation in the world that keeps different times in the summer and
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