[LEAPSECS] Cost: getting rid of GMT & discontinuing leap seconds

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Sun Oct 24 21:22:56 EDT 2010

> Another place where seconds are important is the stock market. I

> don't know the details. Obviously it doesn't matter what time scale

> they use as long as everybody uses the same one. (and the legal

> paperwork says it's OK)

According to my friends who work for various Wall Street firms, UTC is
the mandated time scale.


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