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'Package time' had been developed further by this stage: "to divide the 69 hours into 23 equal packages of 3 hours each. These packages, which numbered 1-23, would be the same all over the world for all our network connected participants. In our minds (...) within widely different spaces, one time would rule ("Gaining time by losing time"). (..) And when the ball was over, three dates would have passed, but not yet three full days and our clock would show the fatidical five to twelve configuration" (Personal Folder, Before 1st of May, 1990).