@handle this seems especially suitable where I am given there is a referendum in Alberta on whether to adopt Saskatchewan time to stop changing our clocks twice a year...and if enough people vote yes the change would take effect at month end

@handle This seems to be going around as I know 2 other people, including myself that can relate.

@trondd in the last 2 weeks I have personally experienced:

⏲️😒 person arranged a call in their own timezone, specified it as UTC offset, got the offset wrong, we all turned up at the wrong time

⏲️😒 2 people in Europe arranged a call in UK time for some reason, but said the timezone was "GMT" when really it's BST at the moment, we all turned up at the wrong time

⏲️😒 someone's calendar automatically moved a call from 4pm UK time to 4pm in their local time, 10pm UK, they and another person turned up at the wrong time as a result

⏲️😒 person organised a call in their own timezone, forgot all other timezones existed and didn't specify, everyone turned at the wrong time

@morre @trondd oh wow I can't even imagine how bad it would be if there wasn't a shared calendar involved πŸ˜…

"but how can a calendar not solve all these problems?"

πŸ‘‰ forgetting to put a meeting in the calendar at all
πŸ‘‰ putting it in too late, not realising that it'd require some people to set alarms and get up early
πŸ‘‰ adding it in in the wrong timezone because your calendar app doesn't do timezones (gnome-calendar, looking at you...)
πŸ‘‰ setting up a recurring meeting with a timezone that switches to and from daylight savings at different dates to the timezone that the meeting is advertised in
πŸ‘‰ not sending a calendar invite to an external person, so everyone on the shared calendar turns up together at a different time to who they're meeting

@handle @trondd ah, human Error.

My work uses google calendar. Just works. But you have to put stuff on it, yeah :D

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