What sysyems are prone to problems @ 0000GMT/1800EST?

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Subject line is my question...

-- Scott Anderson (valscott@mindspring.com), December 31, 1999


Of course, I meant "systems"....

-- Scott Anderson (valscott@mindspring.com), December 31, 1999.

The Web, embedded chips. That's why Kockinen and the FAA chief are going to be in the air at 7 p.m. EST rather than midnight. That's when the planes' chips roll over.

-- Steve Woodward (woodward@teleport.com), December 31, 1999.

I was in direct contact with an engineer at Bonneville Power two weeks ago and he confirmed that power generation/distribution is set mostly to LOCAL time. There are a few exceptions where grids cross timezones, and one or the other is picked as the standard. I don't believe there are *any* grids running on UTC.

-- RPGman (tripix@olypen.com), December 31, 1999.

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