by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2015/05/11 13:49 +00:00, original URI: http://www.siao2.com/2015/05/11/8770668856267196418.aspx
Along similar lines as my DST roundup blog at http://www.siao2.com/2015/03/17/8770668856267196341.aspx blogger Matthias Rascher pointed out on Twitter a nice summary of failed attempts at calendar reform: 10-day weeks, Year Day, and other failed attempts at calendar changes http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_eye/2015/04/11/history_s_failed_attempts_to_redesign_the_calendar_from_99_percent_invisible.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_tw_top
It is easy to think that you have a good idea, and it is even easier to think that you have a great idea. And it is better to realize that it probably won't work, even when (or especially when!) you might even be right.
So I'm going to save everyone some time, and explain the only way to reform a calendar. In just five easy steps....
In the end, I'm not going to finish this list, since it seriously unlikely to ever happen. Though if someone really thinks that they are the exception that proves the rule, I'd be happy to cure you of your misguided notion(s). 😉
For better or worse, we have the best calendar that can make it through the process. If you want to be immortalized, you'll need to find a better way....
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