Make a config option that if set would allow us to for the game itself to synchronize with system time. That is have the sun arc equally slow across the sky as it does in the real world. Perhaps even go so far as to allow us to punch in the coordinates that "The Weather Channel", "Weather Underground" and "Accuweather" when determining our geo-locations so as to get our sunrise and sunset data. Naturally this will be daunting as you will have to ensure that Minecraft continues to operate at the proper speed. Again, if you are going to do this, might as well poll to see what the cloud cover looks like.
Imagine if you will, 24 real life game hours, approximately 12 of which will be creeper filled. Oh, if you are gonna do this, I'd make bed sleeping be limited to 8 hours so the player will still have at least 4 hours of night to deal with somewhere.
Somehow, I think Y_Zi might've been trying to convey this topic.
The Meaning of Life, the Universe, and Everything.
Interesting idea, but waaaaaaay beyond the goal of this mod.
I guess it should be possible to get the weather and set it ingame, as well as the apparent daytime (Mystcraft sets the weather and daylight, but I think there is still a day/night cycle even in eternal night/day ages so it messes up some other mods)
Also, wouldn't that get a little boring? Imagine the things that require it to be day/night in the general progression of the game...