[Nomic02] Proposal: It's Time!

Carl Muckenhoupt nomic02@wurb.com
Sat, 8 Feb 2003 19:08:04 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Dylan O'Donnell wrote:

> The current time shall be considered part of the state of the game.
> Reasonable divergence of clocks shall not be considered to be deception
> about the current state of the game; however, if there is disagreement,
> the system clock of the wurb.com mailserver shall be considered to be
> authoritative. The current time may be expressed in terms of whichever
> timezone a player wishes.

I'm going to give this a nay.  While it may be a good idea to establish an
authoritative time standard, making that standard something under the
control of one of the players is a temptation to abuse.