[time-nuts] Time-zones and World time..
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Thu Oct 30 23:52:42 UTC 2008
Steve Rooke wrote:
> I've been under the radar for a while so have not been able to keep up
> with the threads I was contributing to but that has been done to death
> and I will drop them. I've been very interested in reading peoplels
> thoughts on time-zones. Has there been any moves to adopt a common
> time for all countries in the world so as to alleviate the
> difficulties in dealing with time-zones?" I know there was the idea of
> Internet-time going around some time ago but I think that seems to
> have died a death. Thinking about it, what's the problem of adapting
> to daily life which is shifted by some number of hours off the clock.
> If we all used UTC everyone around the world would know when a certain
> time was in their own day. In my case for New Zealand, +12 hours would
> probably be adopted for the country, so AM becomes PM and I'd get up
> at 7PM (still that's not much different from now :) instead of AM.
What's this AM and PM stuff got to do with it. You mean you would go up
at 19 rather than 7?
> I guess the question is, what's the likely-hood of a world standard
> time being adopted (sort of like Star Trek)?
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