"Permanent" DST

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Mar 16 16:09:37 UTC 2022

No development really necessary… Just pick the corresponding standard-time timezone and turn off the DST flip flopping.

E.g. if you are in California and go always-on, then simply mark it as MST year round.
(i.e. just like you’re in Arizona today, which is MST year round, no DST).


> On Mar 16, 2022, at 05:57 , Mike Hammett <nanog at ics-il.net> wrote:
> Always on or always off, I don't care which, just pick one and give sufficient lead time for development.
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> Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2022 2:11:19 PM
> Subject: "Permanent" DST
> 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.
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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