"New" DST... how will that impact us?

Eric Chatonet eric.chatonet at sosmartsoftware.com
Tue Oct 31 12:54:18 EST 2006


Hi Ken,

Here in Europa, no change is planned.
And there are states in the USA that never change of hour as Hawaii  
(as far as I know :-)

Le 31 oct. 06 à 18:29, Ken Ray a écrit :

> Well, if we didn't have enough issues with dates, here's a new  
> twist: The
> "Energy Policy Act of 2005" was passed through Congress recently  
> and it is
> going to cause Daylight Savings Time to start a month earlier and  
> end a week
> later starting next year (2007).
>
> Link:
>    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6393658
>
> So since apparently only the US is doing this (am I right about  
> that?), it
> would seem to mean that any code the depends on DST starting the first
> Sunday in April and ending the last Sunday in October will have to  
> change.
> And if the reason PCs and Macs can automatically switch over to DST is
> because of "hard-coded" information on the motherboard, then they  
> will have
> to change too.
>
> Does anybody know what other computing effects this will have?  
> Also, does
> anyone have any info about how Revolution will handle the change?  
> (Perhaps
> this is best asked of RunRev...)
>
> Don't want this to be another "Y2K"...
>
> ;-)
>
> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
> Web site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
> Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
>
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Best Regards from Paris,
Eric Chatonet
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