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by Camahueto
Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107238
Views: 50169059

Re: 1190: "Time"

And What if the name of the image is the image itself?
by Camahueto
Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107238
Views: 50169059

Re: 1190: "Time"

Aubron wrote:I made a quick thing to view everything thus far, and I'm working on making it auto-update.

http://aubronwood.com/singlefileprojects/xkcd.php


THANKS (a lot).
by Camahueto
Wed Feb 27, 2013 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1179: "ISO 8601"
Replies: 379
Views: 98689

Re: 1179: "ISO 8601"

We really need to standardise on a consistent timezone If the "we" here refers to the US, then no--all we need to do is to use something that is understandable internationally, i.e. UTC (or GMT) offsets. Any time I'm writing a time that will be seen by an international audience in a mediu...
by Camahueto
Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1179: "ISO 8601"
Replies: 379
Views: 98689

Re: 1179: "ISO 8601"

Some traditionalists will still insist on V Calends Mars anno conditae urbis MMDCCLXI. When I run this latin through Google Translate I get '5 years from the founding of the new moon, Mars 2761'. Is that what was meant here? Roman dating system. "Anno Conditae Urbis" means years since the...
by Camahueto
Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1179: "ISO 8601"
Replies: 379
Views: 98689

Re: 1179: "ISO 8601"

Some traditionalists will still insist on V Calends Mars anno conditae urbis MMDCCLXI. Is it my idea or the correct year is MMDCC LXVI A.U.C.? (and February the 27th is two days before the Calendas of Mars, so that would be " II ante Calends Mars" ). Regards, I can't speak as to the year,...
by Camahueto
Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1179: "ISO 8601"
Replies: 379
Views: 98689

Re: 1179: "ISO 8601"

JohnTheWysard wrote:Some traditionalists will still insist on V Calends Mars anno conditae urbis MMDCCLXI.


Is it my idea or the correct year is MMDCCLXVI A.U.C.?

(and February the 27th is two days before the Calendas of Mars, so that would be "II ante Calends Mars").

Regards,
by Camahueto
Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0549: "Westley's a Dick"
Replies: 126
Views: 33526

Re: "Westley's a Dick" discussion

"My name is Buttercup Montoya, you killed my father-in-law, prepare to die" :-P
by Camahueto
Wed Dec 24, 2008 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0521: "2008 Christmas Special"
Replies: 203
Views: 50013

Re: "2008 Christmas Special" Discussion

tacvek wrote:The comic has been fixed! It now does not have 27 as a prime number.


So Randall made a mistake. The crissis is SERIOUS. I think today is the day of the final collapse of the economic system (yes, just before Christmas) :-P

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