[LEAPSECS] the abbreviation UTC

mike cook michael.cook at sfr.fr
Thu Aug 18 12:37:13 EDT 2011

Le 18/08/2011 10:30, mike cook a écrit :


> As I live in France, that doesn't affect me directly, but I will check

> with the French statutes to see what their definition of time is.

> Could save me a Euro or two.

Just to close the parenthesis. France has had its legal time based on
UTC since 1978. The provider is the Observatoire de Paris ,UTC(OP). So
there might in the future need to be some changes to the law should UTC
be redefined, as night is defined in some texts as fixed hours 21h-06h
for example.
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