How to get time-zone data?

David Wolverton david.wolverton at internode.on.net
Fri Sep 15 05:52:24 CST 2006


> On Fri, 2006-09-15 at 12:03 +0930, David Wolverton wrote:
> > > On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 01:33:13AM +0930, David Wolverton wrote:
> > > > Hi Zitian,
> > > >  
> > > > Sorry (to all) about the top posting, I promise to keep 
> it short.
> > 
> > Shaun Branden responded:
> > > that's fine
> > > -- 
> > > Top-posting "This term is generally used pejoratively with the
> > > implication that the offending person is a newbie, a Microsoft
> > > addict (Microsoft mail tools produce a similar format by default),
> > > or simply a common-and-garden-variety idiot." - Eric Raymond
> > 
> > Whilst I freely admit that the method of response I chose is frowned
> > upon/discouraged, it was very late and seeing as no-one else seemed
> > interested in addressing Zitian's genuine request for help 
> - I thought
> > I'd have a go at addressing it before going to bed in the
> > fastest/easiest way before trundling off to Zzzzzz land.
> > 
> > I also freely admit that my answer might not have been the 
> best possible
> > answer, but at least it was an attempt to be positive - 
> rather than an
> > attempt to be negative.  An attempt to help, rather than hurt...
> > 
> > Apologies (again) to everyone for my breach of protocol.  
> In future, if
> > I'm too tired to do things properly, I'll follow the lists 
> rules (about
> > top posting) and ignore all requests for assistance.
> > 
> > 
> > Regards,
> > DFW
> > 
> 
> Good!
> 
> PS: Thunderbird rocks! As does Evolution...

Agreed... (I used them on my personal PC's for ages before converting to
Linux - Suse - at home)  However, I'm not allowed to install ANYTHING on
my Company owned laptop.


DFW



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