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RE: [SLE] OT DST was PDT/PST Timezones?
  • From: "Steve Kratz" <stevek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 6 May 2005 14:49:12 -0500
  • Message-id: <D935DFCFF591764391C453A99D48F93529D7A0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Correct time is even more important today with distributed
> development projects, databases, and emails. There is one
> case mentioned in the URL I posted earlier where Daylight
> time caused the death of some palestinian terrorist bombers.
> Israel is on Daylight time, and Palestine is not.
> essentially, the bombs went off 1 hour too early because they
> were set to standard time, they they apparently used some
> Bill Gates software.

That's a security feature! Not a problem with the time setting! (It's
a darn shame, too... That the palestinians would've blown up innocents
if it went off an hour later. See what Allah says for a plain old stupid

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