Date: prev next · Thread: first prev next last
2012 Archives by date, by thread · List index

While we are wasting space on this topic, a computer was used in the USA for the 1890 Census. I don't think any of us go back that far ... And there is a Greek machine that seems to be used for computing that goes back to 2500 BC! That was a long time ago. Think that people of that time did not recognize the importance of it?


anne-ology wrote:
        you're so cute ...

        after all, those folks north of the northern snow belt - and south
of the southern -
            don't seem to worry about the long days, long nights; they still
stick to their schedule  ;-)

        BTW - for those who are too young to remember pre-computing days,
the month would either be spelled out, or abbreviated;
            still the most sensible system to my way of thinking  ;-)

        Only with these computers, did some of these scientists decide they
should add the hour, minute, second to the time format ...
            GMT was the standard for centuries - Big Ben's still ticking
away, isn't it?

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 3:56 PM, Doug <> wrote:

On 07/25/2012 03:43 PM, anne-ology wrote:

         Well, the same thing that's wrong with changing the clocks ... ...
.... etc. etc. etc. ... ... ...


          This ISO is as strange as changing the time twice/year


You're right!  We should just have daylight saving time all year long.
Or if we want to change the clock twice a year, we should have
DST in the winter and Double DST in the summer!


For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to:
Posting guidelines + more:
List archive:
All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted


Privacy Policy | Impressum (Legal Info) | Copyright information: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images on this website are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2). "LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use thereof is explained in our trademark policy.