Re: Noon

Subject: Re: Noon
From: Tracy Boyington <trlyboyi -at- GENESIS -dot- ODVTE -dot- STATE -dot- OK -dot- US>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 1996 13:18:37 +0000

> Midnight can be dangerously ambiguous. I have seen 2359hrs or 0001hrs
> substituted in military contexts (in both cases with the day of the month
> prefixed). I don't know if this is a NATO ruling, or just a custom in some
> units.

That's how I program my VCR if I want to record something that starts
at midnight -- set it for 11:59, cause you never know what your VCR
thinks 12:00 means.

Eric, this is on-topic because it's related to the earlier VCR manual
discussion! ;-)


Tracy Boyington trlyboyi -at- genesis -dot- odvte -dot- state -dot- ok -dot- us
Oklahoma Department of Vocational & Technical Education
Stillwater, Oklahoma

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