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

Ian Batten igb at batten.eu.org
Fri Dec 24 09:29:13 EST 2010

On 23 Dec 2010, at 20:31, Tony Finch wrote:

> On 23 Dec 2010, at 07:48, "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:


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

>> dis" writes:



>>> 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.


> Or in USAF bases in the UK during the winter.

UTC is not _legal_ time in the UK, as Clive points out.


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