[LEAPSECS] Definition of Standard time - Brooks Harris

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Sun Feb 16 17:05:51 EST 2014

Brooks Harris said:

> Wikipedia (not always an authoritative source)

> Standard time

> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_time

> states:


> "Where daylight saving time is used, the term standard time typically

> refers to the time without the offset for daylight saving time.".


> That is consistent with my understanding of "Standard time".

But not mine.

"standard time" is to be contrasted with "local time". Both GMT and BST are
"standard time" in the UK.

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