[LEAPSECS] Straw men

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Tue Jan 10 11:39:45 EST 2012

Tony Finch wrote:

> It used to be local apparent solar time. Then local mean solar time. Then standard mean solar time. Then standard time with daylight saving. The definition of civil time is evidently not fixed.

One notes that TAI is not on the list. If it were, it would be preferable to refer to it as TAI than UTC.


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