[LEAPSECS] What is GMT?
msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG
Thu Jan 5 01:27:38 EST 2012
Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> there are other issues afoot here, like
> regardless of how one syncs time between machines, if one collects a
> timestamp on a box, what timescale is that timestamp in?
> What about storing these timestamps? Displaying their values?
> Comparing them with other timestamps from possibly different timescales?
The answer is that chaos will ensue. That's what one gets for
redefining existing timescales and forcing a totally different
definition under an old name by bullying and fiat instead of
cooperation and consensus.
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