… but on October 7th this year, Argentina announced
that it wasn't going to use daylight saving time any more … 11
days before its next transition. The reason? Their dams are 90%
full. I only heard about this due to one of my unit tests failing.
For various complicated reasons, a unit test which expected to
recognise the time zone for Godthab actually thought it was Buenos
Aires. So due to rainfall thousands of miles away, my unit test had
moved Greenland into Argentina. Fail.
Via Hacker News,
Ponies!!! (Aka Humanity: Epic Fail) - Jon Skeet: Coding
I have no words for this, other than “be afraid. Be very afraid.”
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