[LEAPSECS] UK clocks change trial being considered

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Oct 31 13:06:44 EDT 2011

In message <20111031165411.GD11163 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:

>On Mon 2011-10-31T16:07:35 +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp hath writ:

>> Whoever said anything about UTC leap hours ?


>That would be the US delegation to ITU-R WP7A, back when US law

>explicitly said that legal time was mean solar time.

You have a document where they actaully said "UTC leap hours" ?

I always understood the leap hours were supposed to go into the
civilian timescales.

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