Re: TR35

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 22:48:44 CDT

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    Mark Davis <mark dot davis at jtcsv dot com> wrote:

    > BTW, what is curious is that the way the US timezones work, even
    > though Pacific Time is listed as being -08:00, a *majority* of the
    > year it is actually -07:00, and same for the others with daylight
    > savings time.

    Interesting way of thinking about it. It was 50/50 until the rules were
    changed in 1987.

    In Europe the discrepancy is even greater than in the USA, by a week;
    seven months for summer time, only five (including short February) for
    standard time.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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