[LEAPSECS] RIP dmr, -893400000 to 1318100000

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Thu Oct 13 19:06:01 EDT 2011

On Thu 2011-10-13T22:55:20 +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp hath writ:

> I asked specifically because I suspected it was a slip of memory

> and he insisted it was UTC.


> I just checked and the 6th ed manual pages from '73 say GMT:


> http://minnie.tuhs.org/cgi-bin/utree.pl?file=V6/usr/man/man2/time.2

Ritchie is not alone in that regard. A lot of the recent writeups on
the subject of UTC make assertions about past events which are not
consistent with contemporary records. A big problem for the subject
is that the agents responsible for UTC are very poor communicators.

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