[LEAPSECS] The relation between calendars and leap seconds.
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Nov 12 11:11:42 EST 2008
In message <79C80FD0-71B0-4A2B-B8AB-29DB8160B197 at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:
>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>However, surely the point of coupling TI with the zoneinfo notion -
>just for the sake of argument - is to simply start distributing TI
>instead of UTC. Then UTC - a flavor of Universal Time, an alias for
>Greenwich Mean Time (which as you say is far from "eradicated") -
>remains available for those who need it.
>The adoption of TI would be massive and immediate.
And illegal on many systems, including all USGOV owned and operated
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