[rc5] IRC as primary means of communications.

Glen Mcbride Glen_Mcbride at BayNetworks.COM
Tue Oct 28 15:11:53 EST 1997


[SNIP]
>Umm... If you read the date & recived headers, they likely give the time
>with a timezone pegged on.  You can generally assume that that is the tz
>that the mailserver is in, and thus likely the writer lives in that tz.  A
>bit unrelible, but normaly good. 

Er. No.
Look at the headers in my email. I'm in Melbourne, Australia TZ=GMT+10
My POP mail server is in Santa Clara, CA, TZ=GMT-8. This mail most likely left my employer via a machine in Billerica, MA TZ=GMT-5. There may be more machines where this email got ping-ponged around.

>Also, many people mention where they live
>in their signature.

Right on!. (See my sig!)

>
>	-=- James Mastros
>> R   a    n   j    i    t       A    n    n    a    m    a    l    a    i 
>---
>		   Current Bovine Rate: ~5894.11 mkeys/sec
>	       If Keys were dollars, we could pay off the U.S.
>		       National Debt in 14.70 minutes.
>     -=- http://rc5stats.distributed.net/statbar.html (Tue Oct 21 1997)
>

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