[LEAPSECS] financial markets

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Apr 27 02:34:23 EDT 2015

In message <20150426160837.GA11909 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:

>Both messages show the conceptual failure that results from
>Recommendation 460, that is a complete lack of concern for the
>distinction between UTC and GMT.

You're so cute Steve...

What's going on here is that the biggest financial hub in the USA doesn't
know the difference between UTC and GMT.

That just shows that timekeeping is already far to complex for normal
people and that simplification and fewer timescales is the way to go.

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