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    Re: 0000 not 2400?
    From: Jim Thompson
    Date: 2004 Oct 18, 17:23 -0300

    Jared, you bring up an interesting point, but I was referring specifically
    to celestial navigation, not the world in general.
    
    Jim Thompson
    jim2{at}jimthompson.net
    www.jimthompson.net
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    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Navigation Mailing List on Behalf Of Jared Sherman
    > 
    >
    > Now tell the average railway clerk "The train is due at 0000
    > hours and I'll
    > be there three hours ahead of it. Do you know what time that will be?"
    >
    > I suggest the concept of subtraction from zero makes the use of 0000 hours
    > problematic in the real world. (Ever see a register clerk trying to takes
    > sales when the register, with pre-labeled combo meals on each key, can't
    > work?)
    
    
    

       
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