Originally Posted by Cheshire Human
Yes it is. You didn't think of the primary reason it was never adopted.
"Never adopted"? Seasonal hours were widely used for centuries: in fact, what killed them was precisely the requirements of mechanical clocks, which couldn't adjust the length of their time units to the length of the daylight on a particular day, the way other timekeeping devices such as sundials could.
I quite agree that the combination of artificial lighting and the decrease in the percentage of the workforce engaged in outdoor occupations means that seasonal hours don't have a dog's chance of being re
-adopted any time soon, though.