[LEAPSECS] Footnote about CCITT and UTC
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Sun Dec 14 15:00:53 EST 2008
On Fri, 12 Dec 2008, Zefram wrote:
> [ISO 8601 is] neutral about whether and when leap seconds may occur:
> that's an application issue. The timezone designators are specifically
> described as being relative to UTC, but it is more consistent with the
> rest of the standard to treat that mention of UTC as actually referring
> to vague UT.
I can't see anything in ISO 8601-2000 or -2004 that supports "vague UT".
Both versions of the standard are quite specific about times of day being
UTC or at a specific offset from UTC.
f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/
LUNDY FASTNET IRISH SEA: NORTH BACKING WEST OR SOUTHWEST 3 OR 4, BUT 5 TO 7 AT
FIRST IN LUNDY AND FASTNET, OCCASIONALLY 5 LATER IN IRISH SEA. SLIGHT IN IRISH
SEA, OTHERWISE MODERATE OR ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH IN FASTNET. SHOWERS.
MODERATE OR GOOD.
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