As a programmer, what's even less fun than dealing with time zones? Dealing with inherited production code that handles time zones incorrectly 😩


Unbelievably, I have two different client projects right now that both use time zones incorrectly and both need to be un-fucked, probably by me. Come on, giant meteor, blow us back to the Stone Age already.

@iangreenleaf I'll use this soapbox to promote metric time: 100 days per year, no time zones, 100 centidays per day.

@wilsoniya whatever positive qualities metric time might possess, I am certain that an additional competing time standard would not help my current situation 😉

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