[LEAPSECS] ISO 8601 Z designator improper before 1972?
Richard B. Langley
lang at unb.ca
Mon Feb 9 15:37:21 EST 2009
I don't know where the original is now. Did a Google search but couldn't find it. The
painting was one of 40 done for the now defunct insurance company, Confederation Life,
by Woods, a prolific commercial artist. A fire gutted the Confereration Life building
in Toronto in the 1970s. Don't know if the paintings were there or, if they were there,
were saved or were destroyed.
But, apparently, there is a print at Cambridge University
Prints also at the Royal Alberta Museum
While searching, came across this <http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?id=10182>
which used to run as a "public education service" on Canadian TV.
-- Richard Langley
Quoting Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>:
> In message <1234206791.4990804737c5d at webmail.unb.ca>, "Richard B. Langley" writ
> >> It is not clear to me if the zero meridian have 'N' or
> >> 'Z' as designator.
> >Neither. It is "M." I have a scan of a B&W photo of the painting if anyone is
> Of course, (M)eridian :-)
> I'd be more interested in if you know where the painting is ?
> I'm probably going to BSDcan in Ottawa again this year, and if it is within
> range I would like to see it myself.
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