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

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Dec 23 02:48:33 EST 2010

In message <66237B3A-3953-43FF-86D6-9AE1BEFA55D4 at tcs.wap.org>, "Jonathan E. Har
dis" writes:


>On Dec 22, 2010, at 3:36 PM, Steve Allen wrote:


>> In constrast, WWV and WWVB do transmit UTC, but nowhere in any U.S.

>> jurisdiction is that the legal civil time.


>You might want to rephrase that as a trivia question: WHERE under

>U.S. jurisdiction is UTC (no offset) the legal, civil time?

And the answer would have been, during the time where POSIX was a
government requirement: In all the computers.


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