Monthly Archives: May 2013

The third law of the Time Lords

There is a great old saying that the marvellous thing about standards is that there are so many of them….  and things don’t get much worse than date and time formats.   Are we using DD-MM-YY or MM-DD-YY or DD-MM-YYYY…   I … Continue reading

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The second law of the Time Lords

In my last post I reminisced about an airline sending its passengers out early due to poorly coordinated clocks.   But even when the clocks are right, there is something else that can let confusion reign:   The Time Zone and its … Continue reading

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The first law of the Time Lords

Let me share a war story with you (one that I swear is true). In the year 2000 an Ansett passenger jet, loaded with passengers, was preparing to push back from the terminal in Sydney.   But there was a timing … Continue reading

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