DST

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Fri Feb 16 11:22:31 MST 2007


If there's an increase will the repeal it altogether? Fire up those
servers come march!

On Fri, 16 Feb 2007 at 10:07 -0800, Hill, Greg wrote:
> > I  wonder how  many  places  will just  ignore  the  stupid DST
> changes
> > (whether by choice or lack thereof).  Imagine all the software out
> there
> > that is no longer supported and cannot  be updated.
> 
> Since the DST is handled by the OS in most cases, I think that it'll
> only take a simple update to fix any system.  Of course, that's limited
> to OS's that I know about, but Linux, Unix, BSD, OS:X, and Windows are
> all covered.  Unless someone else went to the trouble of redoing what
> the OS already handled, which is possible.
> 
> I wish they'd get rid of DST as well, but they seem to think it helps
> energy conservation.  The latest changes are to test that theory.  If
> there's not a significant change, it'll revert in a few years.  Probably
> about when we get used to it.
> 
> Greg
> 
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