Customizable wall clock for several time zones
kline at thought.org
Sat Aug 21 23:19:38 UTC 2010
On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 05:52:24AM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> I'm searching for a round-clock style clock application for X,
> and I would prefer a standalone program (not integrated with
> KDE, Gnome, or else). It should be possible to define several
> timezones and attach a label to each clock (which doesn't have
> to contain the name of the time zone, but an arbitrary string).
> It should look something like this:
> ========= The clock =========X
> | ____ ____ ____ |
> | / | \ / \ \ / /\ |
> | | +- | | -+ | | + | |
> | \____/ \____/ \__|_/ |
> | BLAH MEOW DOGFOOD! |
> Just as bankers and dynamical long-legged success-oriented
> group-dependent program managers use them. :-)
> In the ports, I found intclock, but it doesn't have round clocks,
> and additionally, it allows to add UTC, and it is shown, but upon
> program restart, it complains that "Timezone UTC not defined.".
> There is no need for a GUI configuration tool if the use of a
> configuration file is documented, and then just contains the
> TZ name and the label per clock, as simple as possible.
> Does such a program already exist?
how about using multiple instantiations of xclock? i used to have a
script with TZ= zulu, TZ=moscow, TZ=tokyo.
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