[LEAPSECS] Pre-1972 UTC
dot at dotat.at
Mon Feb 16 18:22:49 EST 2009
On Sun, 15 Feb 2009, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> Daniel R. Tobias writes:
> >Is this stuff all just academic, or does anybody actually have any
> >pre-1972 timestamps (in documents, databases, etc.) for which precise
> >sub-second interpretation is necessary?
> I guess only Dennis, Ken or Brian could be affected, and I doubt they
> bothered to set their clocks even to second precision.
Which says that Unix time settled on its current rate and epoch in 1973,
so there won't be timestamps from before then.
I'd expect astronomers to have some.
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