Re: data expression of date information

Al Gilman scripsit:

> The resolution is that the place and local time is sufficent as a policy for
> how to rendezvous, and it is a rendezvous policy that is what goes in a
> plan, *not* necessarily an _unambiguous_ *time* reference.

True.  But as a surrogate for the place, the ADO time zone may well serve,
because it is a spatial unit that has had the same time offset history
since the epoch (1970-01-01); furthermore, it in no case crosses national

> The offset
> policy of the civil authority will be definitized in time to accomplish the
> rendezvous transaction of both being at the agreed meeting point at the same
> time.


"In my last lifetime,                           John Cowan
I believed in reincarnation;          
in this lifetime,                     
I don't."  --Thiagi                   

Received on Thursday, 19 December 2002 23:45:55 UTC