[Project_owners] OT: this.foo.bar.bash versus temp variable?

Philip Chee philip.chee at gmail.com
Sun Apr 23 06:58:20 EDT 2006


On Sat, 22 Apr 2006 10:06:12 -0700 (PDT), Eric H. Jung wrote:
> --- Philip Chee <philip.chee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 21 Apr 2006 23:26:11 -0700 (PDT), Eric H. Jung wrote:

>> > And according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daylight_savings, Germany beat everyone to it.

>> That article actually contradicts your assertion.

> "The idea of daylight saving time was first put into practice by the German government during the
> First World War between April 30 and October 1, 1916. Shortly afterward, the United Kingdom
> followed suit, first adopting DST between May 21 and October 1, 1916."

Germany is part of the EU and all the EU countries switch to DST on the
same day of the year, so they don't beat "everyone" to it, at least
since the EU standardized DST.

Phil

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