[LEAPSECS] LEAPSECS Digest, Vol 45, Issue 1

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Fri Sep 3 13:13:10 EDT 2010

On Sep 3, 2010, at 2:18 AM, Tony Finch wrote:

> If you are syncing to what is now called "GMT" you are syncing to UTC because they are now in practice exact synonyms.

And this is precisely what the ITU is planning to break. This very entrenched assumption will no longer be valid.

Reminds me of the lyrics to "Istanbul (not Constantinople)":

"UTC was Greenwich Mean Time
Now it's UTC, not GMT..."


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