[LEAPSECS] POSIX and C (Was: Re: ISO Influence)

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Dec 22 16:18:10 EST 2010

In message <20101222203603.GK3267 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:

>On Wed 2010-12-22T18:46:56 +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp hath writ:

>> Broadcast time *IS* civil time, it is broadcast as a service to civilians.


>> Take Germanys DCF77 as example:


>> DCF77 is the official legal time of Germany[1].


>By transmitting timestamps which are not UTC DCF77 is not in

>conformance with ITU-R TF.460.

I don't have the text at hand, but I belive DCF77 is one of
the legacy formats covered in an appendix.

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