Re: [RML] #RML

Bjorn Straube (straube at
Tue, 09 Jun 1998 22:26:16 -0400

I know that Frankfurt (Germany) is six hours ahead of EST. If the folks in
Europe want to get together, let me know, I'd be interested to show up every
now and again. I think it would be fun to see the difference between the two


Andrew Boyd wrote:

> At 09:45 09/06/98 +0200, Cecilia wrote:
> >HI!
> >
> >Can someone tell the european time also?
> >Im sitting in Sweden.
> Hello Cecilia (and other interested parties in Europe),
> I am sitting on GMT -10 hours. Most of the Americans are at -15 to -18
> relative to me, or 5-8 hours behind GMT (I think?). Someone correct me if
> I am wrong, but I think that it unfortunately means that Europeans are
> effectively excluded by virtue of the regular sessions taking place in the
> early hours of Saturday Morning, which is a pity. Unless you are an
> insomniac or a Computer Science Student, that is. Being both, I myself am
> more likely to be asleep at 4 in the afternoon than 2 in the morning with
> exams coming up fast, these things happen.
> The original times were decided by the people who organised the channel 18
> or so months ago. This is not to say that the time is immutable or that
> people may not use the channel at other times, far from it. :)
> Please feel free to organise other Europeans to meet at a more convenient
> time and sort out a regular "Euro-#rml" session - that way it will be
> available to more people. I will certainly make it when I can.
> Best Regards, Andrew
> _________________________________________________________________
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