[LEAPSECS] Cost: getting rid of GMT & discontinuing leap seconds
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Sun Oct 24 23:57:17 EDT 2010
From: Rob Seaman <seaman at noao.edu>
Subject: Re: [LEAPSECS] Cost: getting rid of GMT & discontinuing leap seconds
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 19:35:42 -0700
> On Oct 24, 2010, at 6:19 PM, Warner Losh wrote:
> > ...GMT is used interchangeably with UT1 and UTC today. If UTC's definition changes, which one will it follow? For example, NASA already uses GMT when they really mean UTC.
> Excellent argument for UTC to remain synonymous with GMT. Thanks!
This is an argument that phrase "GMT" means whatever people want it to
mean today. It isn't an argument for or against retaining UTC's
synchronization to UT1, GMT or any other time scale.
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