Nero Imhard nimh at pipe.nl
Mon Nov 10 10:15:28 EST 2014

Rob Seaman wrote:

> If it doesn't function as Universal Time it should not be referred
> to as a type of Universal Time.

Indeed. One need not deeply care for leap seconds to recognize the endless
potential for pain in messing up nomenclature and terminology, especially
in science.

This was made quite clear by the ISO Technical Committee 37 in


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