[LEAPSECS] Definition of Standard time - Brooks Harris

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Feb 16 06:30:56 EST 2014

In message <5300838B.8030503 at edlmax.com>, Brooks Harris writes:

>It seems the meaning of the term "Standard time" in common-use and in

>POSIX is in conflict with the definitions in ISO 8601 and IEC 60050-111.

It seems to me that a term like "Standard time" is so vague and
fuzzy that we should naturally expect people to use it carelessly
and without any formal definition.

Sort of like "RS-232"...

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