Re: [LEAPSECS] 24:00 versus 00:00

From: Markus Kuhn <>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 19:30:04 +0000

"Clive D.W. Feather" wrote on 2006-02-17 05:58 UTC:
> However, London Underground does print 24:00 on a ticket issued at
> midnight, and in fact continues up to 27:30 (such tickets count as being
> issued on the previous day for validity purposes, and this helps to
> reinforce it).

The tickets of UK train operators are perhaps not good examples to infer
common standards practice, because they deliberately print them with
highly creative *non-standard* conventions, to make fake tickets easier
to spot for their staff. For example, the 3-letter month abbreviations
seem to change from year to year, where "march" can be MAR, MCH, MRH,
MRC, etc.


Markus Kuhn, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge || CB3 0FD, Great Britain
Received on Fri Feb 17 2006 - 11:31:16 PST

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