Nero Imhard nimh at pipe.nl
Wed Jan 18 03:23:49 EST 2012

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> With respect to national laws, they are N times easier to fix than

> an international treaty, and therefore much less of a concern.

Then it was a mistake for those treaties to directly refer to UTC instead
of indirectly to "the internationally agreed upon reference time". This is
an error that needs to be fixed regardless.

Apparently there is a real need for such a "definition slot" into which
political process can stick varying time scale definitions.


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