[time-nuts] Re: UTC - A Cautionary Tale

Mike S mikes at flatsurface.com
Wed Jul 20 07:12:22 EDT 2005

At 06:38 AM 7/20/2005, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote...
>Experience with daylight savings time and timezones indicate that
>it can be two hours off and people still survive.

That's a red herring.

DST isn't applied to UTC. 

DST and timezones offset time by a fixed, well defined amounts. As long as a time properly labeled, the same information exists as if UTC were used.

I suppose you believe that DST makes the day longer, too.

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