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On 23 May 2005, at 21:47, Poston, Rick wrote:

> Here is a simple question that has generated much debate here.
>
> Say you have a product that takes measurements over time and then  
> gives hourly averages of those measures displayed in a line chart.
>
> How do users expect it to calculate the data?
>
> I.e. Which time span does 9AM represent?

Well, IMHO it doesn't represent either of them; 9AM is a time, not a  
time span.

Cheeri,
Calum.

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