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I am not convinced, if you take 2 cells and connect them either in series or parallel, so the same total capacity but different voltage, then the maximum charge rate will either be x2 voltage or x2 current, but not a shorter time period.
I think they must connect in parallel for charging, and series for discharging.
 

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Try typing https://chargemap.com/networks/? into your browser replacing the ? with Lidl, Aldi, Intermarché or Auchan to see some possibilities for off-autoroute chargers. On autoroute there are Total, Ionity and some regional networks run by the local electric distributer.

Just released today the latest PlugShare app version has an option to select accommodation charge points so you can select hotels that offer overnight Type 2 charging. Very useful!
I've had a go at that but unfortunately Aldi have no rapids in France, Lidl don't have any rapids anywhere remotely near my route until you get to Tours (and I've used this one before, but one of the 2 was broken at Christmas and is still broken and they're turned off after 12pm on Sundays - I travel down and back on sat/sun with an overnight stay in Rouen). Tours is a troublesome spot too - IKEA's rapid has been broken for years (only type 2 works), Auchan la Vrillonnerie is always in use whenever I've tried it. Nissan is shut on Sundays. Intermarche have no rapids in France (other than the ones other networks put there such as Corridoor) and Auchan I have mentioned previously but they can be troublesome due to high usage rates (and nothing between Rouen and Le Mans either).

Given I can just about make Calais to Rouen without a charge if I'm very careful it's probably still quicker that way than to try a rapid at Auchan Bolougne (which may not be available). It's the bit between Rouen and Le Mans that is looking the most nerve wracking and re-routing to Caen and around seems the safer option at the moment. But it just serves to show that this part of France is still a bit tricky (actually, trickier), 2 years on from going electric.
 

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Is that noon or midnight? 12-hour clock is so ambiguous.
12 PM

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language states "By convention, 12 AM denotes midnight and 12 PM denotes noon. Because of the potential for confusion, it is advisable to use 12 noon and 12 midnight."
 

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But America uses month-day-year for calendar entries. Is this another difference?

I used to work with America, Sweden and UK people on software in the early 2000s. The Swedes use y-m-d routinely, so 02-06-05 on a document could mean any of three dates. :oops:
I got in the habit of always writing dd-MMM-yyyy (02-Jun-2005) and still do so as a rule even now.
 

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Isn't that an oxymoron? :)

But America uses month-day-year for calendar entries. Is this another difference?

I used to work with America, Sweden and UK people on software in the early 2000s. The Swedes use y-m-d routinely, so 02-06-05 on a document could mean any of three dates. :oops:
I got in the habit of always writing dd-MMM-yyyy (02-Jun-2005) and still do so as a rule even now.
I used to work for Digital Equipment in the UK in a group specialising in the internationalisation (I18N) of the parent company's products. We campaigned ceaselessly for the adoption of dd-MMM-yyyy in all date-related things, and it became known internally as the Digital Standard Date. The first thing we had to teach them was that the crazy foreigners used funny squiggles over their characters, and 7-bit ASCII just didn't cut it. We were closely involved in developing the 8-bit ISO standards.

Y-m-d and d-m-Y are both sensible - m-d-Y is totally illogical. However, any all-numeric date can be ambiguous, depending where you live.
 

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Is that noon or midnight? 12-hour clock is so ambiguous.
Imagine 12:00 noon and 30 seconds. Is that AM or PM?

.... so 12PM (+ so-many-seconds) ....

But I agree I don't feel that comfortable about "11AM + 1 hr = 12 PM".

Maybe 0 AM and 0 PM, or will that get even more confusing?

Incidentally, WTF is Kia thinking putting in 12hr clocks for the charger timer?
 

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Ha dd-mmm-yyyy can problematic too, a few years ago I was working within someone who had a hand me down machine from a German Dev (in the UK). Apparently if you set German regionalisation whilst installing the oracle client software, the month mnenomics change, and if you supply SQL written using the English mnenomics all sorts of funny results are returned.
 

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In the Forces it's 00:00 for midnight and 12:00 for midday. It's also DD:MMM:YYYY. Ambiguity is not allowed (or it get itself jankers).
Of course. I was just trying to rationalise 'AM' and 'PM'.
 

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Given a blank sheet, I now choose ISO 8601 if there's no other reason for something else. Big Endian dates are so much more logical.

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In the Forces it's 00:00 for midnight and 12:00 for midday. It's also DD:MMM:YYYY. Ambiguity is not allowed (or it get itself jankers).
It may have changed since (50 years) but in the RN at least 00:00 was never used as the day is ambiguous. It was always posted as either 23:59 or 00:01.

That might not sit well with modern computer systems though.
 

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It may have changed since (50 years) but in the RN at least 00:00 was never used as the day is ambiguous. It was always posted as either 23:59 or 00:01.

That might not sit well with modern computer systems though.
Yeah, rumour control had it if you committed an offence at precisely midnight you couldn't be charged for it as 00:00 didn't exist. It's really just a myth.

In reports timing was imperative and required to be accurate.
 

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It may have changed since (50 years) but in the RN at least 00:00 was never used as the day is ambiguous. It was always posted as either 23:59 or 00:01.

That might not sit well with modern computer systems though.
If it didn't exist, was 00:00 in the First Watch or Middle Watch?
 

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If it didn't exist, was 00:00 in the First Watch or Middle Watch?

In my experience it was in the first and second. Our rotations took place at 08:00, 16:00 and 23:00. 2 mids , 2 evenings and 2 days then 2 off. Mids were awful long. Midwinter you may not see the sun for 6 days. You could tell our trade by the paleness of our skin.
 

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Yeah, rumour control had it if you committed an offence at precisely midnight you couldn't be charged for it as 00:00 didn't exist.
I don't know if it was actually written down as regulation, though I expect it was. But of course everyone knew what 2359 and 0001 meant and anyone trying to use 0000 as a loophole would have regretted it for a long time.

But it was a long time ago and things are different now.
 
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