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From drew <>
Subject Re: Observations and a suggestion on posts and timezones
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2011 22:34:35 GMT
On Tue, 2011-09-06 at 18:28 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> Recently, my day has looked like this:
> I wake up, check my email, get a flurry of new posts from project
> members in Europe.  Since I'm reading them all at once, I naturally
> respond to them all at once.
> This of course causes everyone in Europe to get a flurry if emails from me.
> A few hours later, Dennis, out in Seattle, wakes up, reads his email
> and sees a bunch of emails from me, responding to a bunch of emails
> from Europe.  Like me (presumably), he reads them all at once and
> responds.
> Then, at the end of my afternoon, Jean, in Australia, wakes up, checks
> her email, and sees a mess, and starts responding.  Presumably those
> in Europe see these posts, plus any late posts from Dennis, a few
> hours later, and then we repeat.
> I assume this perception is not mine alone, and happens to others, in
> different orderings, depending on your time zone.
> We can't repeal timezones, of course.  

ROFL - welcome to and the global's a
challenge isn't it.


Best wishes,


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