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Re: Change to U.T.C. based release times

Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Sunday 03 June 2007 09:30:02 Benjamin Lewis wrote:
>> I understand that, but imho local jitter is better than global jitter.
>> Just about everyone knows their offset from UTC, DST or no DST. I know
>> the wiki has the infomation regarding the UTC times from Eastern, but
>> very often this isn't what people - me included - are told when they
>> ask. If I was given an UTC time then there would have been _no_ confusion.
> They _are_ given in a UTC time.  That UTC time may be one hour later / earlier 
> depending on the time of the year, but it is still listed in UTC and you're 
> still able to convert from UTC to your local time.
I'm not denying that - jitter will occur whatever we do. But I do think
an international project should use an international time - Universal
Co-ordinated Time.


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