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Peter Vince pvince at theiet.org
Mon Dec 22 08:50:58 EST 2008

>> Please explain why changing the name of the broadcast time scale

>> to TI and putting UTC and the leap seconds into zoneinfo does

>> not satisfy all requirements of the need for uniform time scale.


>You keep asking this question and we keep explaining that it breaks

>too much software.




I am trying to clarify in my mind a couple of proposals, one of which is having no more leap-seconds in the civil (broadcast)
time scale. I'm sorry, I must have missed your messages where you said that a lot of software would fail in that scenario -
could you briefly clarify please?


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