[thelist] bizarre inquiry

Bob Forgey rforgey at alumni.caltech.edu
Tue Mar 13 12:48:55 CST 2001

>>>>> "Guido" == Guido Fuortes <guido at twomany.com> writes:

    Guido> I don't see many reason for someone to have the internal clock of his/her 
    Guido> computer with a wrong date (when I was young, I've been using that ruse 
    Guido> from time to time, to be able to use an expired piece of software, but 
    Guido> actual OS are smarter than years ago). Does any of you can give me good 
    Guido> reason to have the wrong date/hour set in the computer? I give another 
    Guido> one: somebody travelling with his/her laptop from Duluth, Minnesota, to 
    Guido> Siena, Italy, and not bothering to sinchronize the computer clock with 
    Guido> local time.

It may be instructive to take a day's worth of postings from some busy
mailing list (say, this one), and check the dates and times of each


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