Re: admins: please clarify /etc/motd on auric
On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 09:13:34AM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Branden Robinson wrote:
> > I assume this means local time for auric, but it might be nice to add
> > the timezone identifier.
> Oh come on! If you ask somebody on the street for the current time,
> do you expect him to answer with a note that it's Hong Kong time instead
> of local time? What other time than local would make sense when not
> stated differently?
On a system like auric that's used by people from many different
timezones as part of a wordwide project it could just as well be UTC.
In any case, it would be more helpful to specify which timezone is being
talked about - off hand I've no idea what timezone auric is in.
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