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RE: Draft for review: Working with Time Zones

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 09:51:39 -0500
To: Gunnar Bittersmann <gunnar@bittersmann.de>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C7A5719F1E562149BA9171F58BEE2CA412CB6F2213@EX-IAD6-B.ant.amazon.com>
Hello Gunnary,

> AFAIS this typo has not been mentioned yet:
> [[
> it provides provides a common baseline
> ]]
> 
> Remove one "provides".

Done.
> 
> [[
> you only have to travel about 17 miles at the equator
> ]]
> 
> Make it "28 kilometers".
> 
> I think the audience of W3C documents is world-wide, not just a
> small
> part of the world that still uses archaic units. Get used to the
> metric system, finally! ;-)

This is what happens when you adapt a parochial document for real audiences. I changed it to SI units with parenthetical miles.

> 
> The mileage might additionally be put in parantheses, though.
> 
> [[
> there would be 24 world-wide time zones, ranging between 12 hours
> before UTC to 12 hours following UTC.
> ]]
> 
> With both endpoints included, it’s 25 zones from -12:00 to +12:00.

That's correct. Changed.

> 
> My .02 €,
> Gunnar

Thanks for your feedback.

Addison

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect (Lab126)
Chair (W3C I18N, IETF IRI WGs)

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.




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