mel at beckman.org
Tue Mar 15 19:44:12 UTC 2022
We already have this problem with Arizona, which never changes time for the summer.
-mel via cell
On Mar 15, 2022, at 3:40 PM, Eric Kuhnke <eric.kuhnke at gmail.com> wrote:
If Canada doesn't do the same thing at the same time, it'll be a real hassle, dealing with a change from -8 to -7 crossing the border between BC and WA, for instance. It has to be done consistently throughout North America.
On Tue, 15 Mar 2022 at 12:35, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com<mailto:jra at baylink.com>> wrote:
The bill is "permanently move all US time zones one hour earlier (-8 thru -5 is
replaced permanently with -7 thru -4).
They are *calling it* "permanent DST", but that's not really what's happening,
in my engineering appraisal. Or my geopolitical one, but I don't lay claim
to professional opinions there.
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mel Beckman" <mel at beckman.org<mailto:mel at beckman.org>>
> To: "jra" <jra at baylink.com<mailto:jra at baylink.com>>
> Cc: "nanog at nanog.org<mailto:nanog at nanog.org> list" <nanog at nanog.org<mailto:nanog at nanog.org>>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2022 3:19:11 PM
> Subject: Re: "Permanent" DST
> I don’t follow why cancelling DST has the effect of moving the US fifteen
> degrees to the east. Also, your subject line reads “permanent DST”, but from
> your language the bill will be permanent standard time.
> I haven’t read the bill, but I’m hoping you can explain your position more
> -mel via cell
>> On Mar 15, 2022, at 3:13 PM, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com<mailto:jra at baylink.com>> wrote:
>> In a unanimous vote today, the US Senate approved a bill which would
>> 1) Cancel DST permanently, and
>> 2) Move every square inch of US territory 15 degrees to the east.
>> My opinion of this ought to be obvious from my rhetoric. Hopefully, it will
>> fail, because it's likely to be the end of rational time worldwide, and even
>> if you do log in UTC, it will still make your life difficult.
>> I'm poleaxed; I can't even decide which grounds to scream about this on...
>> Hopefully, the House or the White House will be more coherent in their
>> decision on this engineering construct.
>> -- jra
>> Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com<mailto:jra at baylink.com>
>> Designer The Things I Think RFC 2100
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