Time format

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 08:14:20 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-08-23 at 18:06 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 23/08/11 17:18, Colin Law wrote:
> > On 23 August 2011 02:14,<molaxp at aol.com>  wrote:
> >> Time and Date Settings work in most fields. But the settings take no effect
> >> when set to AM/PM. It worked whe I first installed the OS. The software has
> >> been updated several times from that point to now.
> > This has all got a bit confusing.  I think it would be a good idea if
> > you described *exactly* what you do and what does and does not happen.
> >   Do not just say things like time and date settings work in most
> > fields, as we may not know exactly which app you are using.  So
> > describe what you do to get the settings up, what you change, and what
> > result you see, and where the result is seen (in the time display in
> > top panel for example).
> >
> > Though why anyone would want am/pm format time is a wonder to me.
> >
> > Colin
> Colin, old boy, I admire your stamina and persistence - but I am afraid 
> that you have created the confusing situation for yourself :-) .
> Read back over the thread and you will find that you replied to Roberto, 
> and not to something which "molax" wrote.
> And then the usual, and ever alert, "net police" joined in with the "No 
> top posting, thanks" and "Use snips, thanks"...and the whole thing went 
> off the rails :-D .
> And you ask a very relevant question: why anyone wants to use the 
> 12-hour clock format is well beyond me :-( .

Heh, I use it on my taskbar clock just so I know what part of the day it
is. <grins> Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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