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Alliance for the Advancement of Technology (AAT) provides access to this domain web site subject to terms of use referenced in this document. other AAT programs and operations are also subject to these terms of use. AAT reserves all rights, including rights to modify terms of use.

any material provided by Alliance for the Advancement of Technology and the www.aatideas.org web site is provided on an 'as is' basis. Alliance for the Advancement of Technology makes no warranties of any kind (the aatideas.org code of e quality notwithstanding), either expressed or implied as to any matter including, but not limited to, warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or merchantability, exclusivity, or results obtained from use of the material. Alliance for the Advancement of Technology does not make any warranty of any kind with respect to freedom from patent, trademark, or copyright infringement.

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privacy and use of information

AAT takes matters of privacy seriously, and designates the aatideas.org privacy policy as an operational directive for all AAT operations. the terms of this policy specifically apply to AAT web site administration, payment processing, and other member or program operations.

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conformance with aatideas.org code of e quality

AAT takes matters of Internet quality seriously, and designates the aatideas.org code of e quality as an operational directive for all AAT operations. AAT strongly discourages the misuse of network resources for purposes of 'junk' or fraud. evidence of interference with or misuse of network or computing resources may be forwarded to designated network security or law enforcement personnel. AAT cooperates with network security and law enforcement investigations, and encourages network users to report suspicious activity. unauthorized access to, distribution of, possession of, or tampering with any AAT resource or material, including passwords or source documents, regardless of the media, system, or methods used, is prohibited.

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trademark information

Alliance for the Advancement of Technology (AAT), aatideas, aatideas.org, aatideas.org code of e quality, aatideas in Brief, explore progress, Integrated Chronological Applications System (ICAS), AAT ICAS, Itinica, AAT ICAS Agave, AAT ICAS Basilicum, Uniform Calendar (UC), Inter-Dial Clock (IDC) system, New Calendar (NC), t10 system (t10), AAT ICAS in Brief, AAT Ideas, and art for awareness of technology; are trademarks of Alliance for the Advancement of Technology. All other trademarks or registered trademarks referenced on aatideas.org are the property of their respective owners. Acrobat Reader is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated. AppleScript, Mac, and Macintosh computer are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Google and Google search are registered trademarks of Google Incorporated. Java is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. MSN and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. PayPal is a registered trademark of eBay, Inc. Yahoo! is a registered trademark of Yahoo. W3C is a service mark of the W3 Consortium. International System of Units (SI) is a service mark of Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM). ISO is a service mark of the International Organization for Standardization.

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use of ICAS

Integrated Chronological Applications System (ICAS) is licensed by Alliance for the Advancement of Technology (AAT), and is subject to terms of use described in AAT ICAS standards documents accessible from 'http://www.aatideas.org/icas' via Internet. the New Calendar (NC), Uniform Calendar (UC), and Inter-Dial Clock (IDC) systems are part of the Integrated Chronological Applications System (ICAS). AAT provides ICAS standards documents subject to terms of use described in document AAT ICAS 9010. please refer to other key AAT ICAS standards documents accessible via the AAT ICAS web site at 'http://www.aatideas.org/icas' for important information about ICAS. AAT has made efforts to ensure the quality of ICAS resources, however is not responsible for errors. AAT program implementations of ICAS including web-based implementations of AppleScript, ECMAScript (Javascript), and Java™ are not designed for fault tolerance nor are intended for use in high-risk situations calling for fault-tolerant software/hardware systems. certain documents may reference prior versions of ICAS date or time scales that are not supported by a current effective version of AAT ICAS. any features of prior ICAS versions that are not supported by the effective version are deprecated. questions may be directed to the aatideas.org webmaster.

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information guidelines for media

AAT appreciates media concerns about news and scheduling, and has designated the following procedures for media requests.

program materials posted on the aatideas.org domain web site may be considered to be public program information. domain web site documents offer continuous availability. web site documents are however subject to updates without notice.

AAT personnel are not authorized to speak on behalf of or for AAT or aatideas.org programming without prior clearance from an AAT communications director or other director-level designee (presently Ronald L Stone). media requests for information about AAT or aatideas.org should be directed to an AAT communications director for clearance. requests may be made via post or e mail correspondence per the contact AAT methods in effect. clearance for staff or volunteers to speak for AAT may be provided for particular cases.

a request for program information or a request for any commentary should include sufficient information so AAT can respond appropriately to the request. please describe any parties to the request, whether any parties to the request are nonprofit organizations, a general description of any topics or matters to be addressed, any means of contact (must include postal address or phone number), any schedule, any means by which topics or matters may be addressed, and any use of information or discussion. requests concerning any matter concerning ICAS or metrication should also describe any particular policy of metrication to be used in developing media material about AAT or aatideas.org programs.

any requests for program information or commentary will be acknowledged and are subject to normal processing time. media requests are moreover subject to program demands. any violation of these guidelines may result in the loss of certain privileges.

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referencing AAT and aatideas.org

the domain web site aatideas.org is the AAT-authorized Internet web site domain for Alliance for the Advancement of Technology (AAT). 

the use of links to aatideas.org documents among other web sites is generally encouraged as a matter of policy in accordance with AAT's educational mission. however linked content must not be represented as an endorsement by AAT. webmasters must also agree that AAT is not responsible for the content on other web sites.

the use of any language in a link implying authorization for the link requires, at a minimum, a message to AAT describing the web page and link. in addition, some aatideas.org links, like the "ICAS in use" logo or other similar links, may also call for adherence to certain ICAS guidelines. please also see AAT ICAS 9059 for information about the reference of particular ICAS standards.

requests for link exchanges will be considered in relation to aatideas.org programming objectives, and will be processed subject to editorial discretion and conformance with the AAT mission and charter.

some possible higher-level aatideas.org URLs and link NAMES include the following:

the use of aatideas.org language for describing a link might require approval or permission depending on the particular web page link. it is however probably permissible to reference certain brief instances of aatideas.org material verbatim, such as the AAT mission or the ICAS general description.

AAT programs are developed in English by AAT in accordance with AAT ICAS 3005 note on language support. additional language support including support for other languages depends on membership demand and interest. AAT however is tracking demand for additional language support. to list or reference aatideas.org documents in languages other than English (or for other localizations of English or other languages), AAT requests notation of the AAT site language (English per localization AAT ICAS 3005) in the listing or reference, and also appreciates an e mail description of the language or localization used in a particular listing or reference.

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other

this web site is subject to updates. please check back at a later time if any pages are unavailable. users should be aware that when accessing cached versions of aatideas.org web site documents from search engines, that current versions should be accessed directly from the aatideas.org web site. as lower-level documents are subject to change or removal, interested parties may wish to reference links to appropriate higher-level documents on the aatideas.org web site, especially for purposes related to ICAS licensing.

unless content is clearly presented as sponsored content, it is provided by AAT without any additional arrangements. a reference to or description of products or companies on this web site, including any web links or distribution of submitted material, does not imply an endorsement by or affiliation with AAT. AAT reserves rights to remove links or content from the aatideas.org web site.

any questions about terms of use in effect for aatideas.org may be directed to the AAT webmaster.

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aatideas.org document updated:

system identifiersdatetime
longshortscalevalue
Uniform CalendarUCUCN 12011 P09 Violet
Inter-Dial ClockIDCzone(UT)t408 tt900
'ICAS in use' can accommodate calendar and clock formatting 'for all people, for all time'.
day of yearD-o-YAD common year day039
Gregorian calendarGG2011 February 08 Tuesday
seconds, minutes, hoursSMHUT09:48:49
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