ANSI C. (Really Daylight Savings Time)

Doug Gwyn <gwyn> gwyn at brl-tgr.ARPA
Wed Nov 27 14:46:08 AEST 1985

> Watch out people!  The latest proposal in Congress to keep elections from
> being decided before the West Coast gets its chance to vote involves a bad
> change to Daylight Savings Time!
> As I read it in the Post yesterday, the proposal is to make the polling
> places close at 7:00 EST, 8:00 CST, and extend Daylight Savings Time for the
> West Coast two more weeks till election day!

Better to close the polls before they open; maybe we could get rid
of the silly Congress eventually.

> The idea of changing the DST algorithm for a) West Coast sites only, and
> b) only in an election year doesn't really turn me on AT ALL...  I think this
> is a powerful argument for hiding the kluges in either a library routine or
> the system.

To me, it's a powerful argument for scrapping DST altogether.

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