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Re: [Scheme-reports] current-posix-second is a disastrous mistake

Ray Dillinger scripsit:

> [P]eople who want calendrical operations are thinking in terms of days and
> fractions of days, so things dealing with calendrical time (the base
> unit of which is the POSIX second on most systems) should be denominated
> in the real number of days since some epoch.  

Really?  Do you set your alarm in the morning for 0.3125 days past local
midnight, or enter an afternoon appointment at 29/48 days past Tuesday
local midnight into your calendar?  I don't think so.

So they play that [tune] on                     John Cowan
their fascist banjos, eh?                       cowan@x
        --Great-Souled Sam                      http://www.ccil.org/~cowan

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