Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Wed Jan 18 13:45:47 EST 2012

On Wed 2012-01-18T18:42:03 +0000, Tony Finch hath writ:

> Actually, no, because what the RGO called GMT and what they disseminated

> as the official British civil time was the same as UTC from 1972. I expect

> a court would take this as indicating that "GMT" should be interpreted as

> "what the duly appointed authority (then the RGO, now the NPL) declares to

> be the official time".

Duly appointed authority seems to think leap seconds are important
for official time

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