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

Eric H. Jung grimholtz at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 23 01:06:43 EDT 2006


Phil, we're talking about 1916. There was no EU in 1916.


--- Philip Chee <philip.chee at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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