Indiana goes to DST
freebsd at tranquilwaters.us
Sat Apr 1 17:06:58 UTC 2006
> wc_fbsd at xxiii.com wrote:
>> At 11:08 AM 3/28/2006, you wrote:
>>> Selections 5 through 8 will no longer be valid in April. The list of
>>> counties changed. More counties than #6, #7, #8 are going to Central
>>> TZ, one county is going with "Commerce Time", and item #5 (most
>>> locations) is switching to DST.
>> Crikeys! When is Indiana just gonna realize they are far enough
>> west, they SHOULD all be Central time?! I grew up in western Ohio,
>> and I remember it was light till nearly 11pm at the solstice.
> Sorry but after 20+ years of debate every session, it was just cheaper
> to change timezones, change DST, change anything. Just end the argument.
> Somehow it came about that changing to DST would save millions of
> dollars a year and bring in billions in additional income to the
> state. Not sure how, no one ever answered that question.
> But looking at the docs for Exchange server and LookOut it would seem
> that PC support companies are going to make a fortune ;^)
And I've heard rumor -- haven't verified it yet -- that next year the
U.S. is going to expand DST to the 2nd Sunday in March through the 1st
Sunday in November.
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