[LEAPSECS] "China move could call time on GMT"

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Wed Jan 4 12:57:29 EST 2012

On Wed 2012-01-04T17:49:42 +0000, Tony Finch hath writ:

> GMT was discontinued decades ago and has not had a coherent meaning for

> even longer.

That's the sound bite that reporters can chew. The articles talk
about disconnecting the clock from the sun, but really that happened
40 years ago. The draft proposal before the ITU-R is about
disconnecting the calendar from the sun.

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