[time-nuts] How can it be :05 in one place and :30 in another
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sun Oct 26 16:27:56 UTC 2008
> But if you really want to get confused, consider not the zone offsets
> but the fact that there is no global standardisation on when daylight
> saving starts and ends - or whether it happens at all. (Queensland does
> not have daylight saving.) Our daylight saving started a fortnight
> early this year, most people not being aware of it until there was a
> reminder on the television news the night before.
The EC has a common daylight saving time. It is very convenient to have
the same, especially when considering buissness and trade. There is a
time offset, but it is stable even when switching between summer and
winther time and back.
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