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    Re: 0000 not 2400?
    From: Paul Bryans
    Date: 2004 Oct 19, 10:42 +0100
    It is many years since my maths degree but in mathmatical terms a day must be a set which is open at one end and closed at the other since otherwise there would either be a gap or overlap, both of which are impossible.
     
    The issue is which is the closed end and, logically, it must be the start of the day on 00:00:00.  In other words time can never get to 24:00:00 at the other end but only aproach it ever closer until we are no longer able to measure the difference and the clock jumps to 00:00:00 for the start of the next day.
     
    All the rest of the conventions on time are just confusing us when we need an accurate definition.
     
    Paul Bryans
       
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