[LEAPSECS] the big artillery
sla at ucolick.org
Tue Nov 4 15:35:43 EST 2014
On Tue 2014-11-04T20:27:53 +0000, Zefram hath writ:
> The name "Coordinated Universal Time" and initialism "UTC" are used
> in the IAU 1967 resolutions, referring to the rubber-seconds system.
And that resolution explicitly refers to the content of the new CCIR
Recommendation 374-1 which uses the phrase "Universal Time UT2" and
does not use the term "UTC".
Today's animated discussions about unclear terminology and lack of
congruence between agencies are nothing new.
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