Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 485.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 07:21:25 +0000
From: email@example.com (Francois Lachance)
Subject: Time Zone Project
> From lachance Sat Apr 1 10:23:12 2000
> > Date: Sat, 1 Apr 2000 10:23:12 -0500 (EST)
> If you have some students looking for a project whose successful completion
> is guaranteed to return a modicum of fame and deep, abiding
> I bet a set of scripts to automate the creation of a time zone table based
> upon the the geographical coordinates of a given set of participants
> to a particular event or conference would fit the bill.
> I predict we will be seeing registration forms that ask people to name
> the time zone from which they will be participating in an online meeting
> or gathering. Already some of us are dating the publication of logs with
> date stamps that also indicate the time zone since it is always another
> day somewhere else on the globe.
> Excerpt from message which prompted the above...
> > Also, a new GMT conversion table has been added to the website. This
> > will allow you to determine the local time in your area based upon a
> > GMT. All times are based upon Daylight Saving Time (DST), which will
> > effect for most of the United States, Europe, and Russia throughout the
> > conference.
> > All countries/cities listed represent areas close to most registrants.
> > Please forgive us if your exact city is not listed.
> > PreConference website is:
> > http://naio.kcc.hawaii.edu/tcc2000/preconference/preconf.html
> > -Karl
> Francois Lachance
> Post-doctoral Fellow
> projet HYPERLISTES project
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