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From "Steve Loughran" <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: tangential suggestion Re: Reminder: CVS Freeze starts this afternoon
Date Fri, 21 Jun 2002 17:29:11 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Wood" <kwood@i2.com>
To: "Ant Developers List" <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, June 21, 2002 9:38 AM
Subject: tangential suggestion Re: Reminder: CVS Freeze starts this
afternoon


> I have a bold suggestion... why not use Co-ordinate Universal Time (UTC),
> also know as GMT also known as Zulu time..??. That's how international
> short-wave broadcasts list their program schedule. Everything is in UTC,
> and each person just translates that to their local time to know what it
means.
> No confusion then over 'afternoon' vs 'evening', etc.

+1, though I can never get over the fact there is an organisation in France
called 'The Earth Rotation Service', whose job it is to manage UTC time and
presumably make sure the sun rises from the same approximate directrion each
day




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