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

Greg Hennessy greg.hennessy at cox.net
Sun Oct 24 21:54:28 EDT 2010


> Can you point to one that's broadcast, in real time, around the planet

> like UTC is? GPS is broadcast, but nobody does time stamping in GPS,

> and it lacks the force of law that UTC has.

What is the evidence that no one does time stamping in GPS?

> The NTP standard mandates UTC time. NTP recovers UTC time from GPS

> time and broadcasts that.

I disagree that NTP recovers UTC from GPS and broadcasts that. While
some people do this, others do not. I work at a place that does not recover
UTC from GPS time to broadcast their NTP signal.

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