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- Subject: Re: First post of 2008? (Look! Brand new subject! Reassuringly off-topic!)
- From: Scott <harview@...>
- Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2007 07:19:46 -0700
On Mon, Dec 31, 2007 at 12:19:28PM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> Duck <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Easterliness alone isn't enough, however. For example, Brisbane is 153E,
> > but is one hour behind Sydney (like many tropical places, Queensland
> > doesn't have daylight savings), which is 151E.
> It seems more reasonable to simply ignore such silliness and consider
> where the sunlight will come first (past the international dateline)...
In which case those living in Siberia north of the the Arctic Circle
will not see the new year for several weeks?