[LEAPSECS] Vive la différence! (was Re: financial markets)

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Apr 27 17:31:26 EDT 2015

In message <CAJqU6XP-3kNbo6cs7zp2uAUcmSAxPgQ0deqQNRKNhpfQFsnBZw at mail.gmail.com>
, Peter Vince writes:

>However, I would actually hope that any new leap-less
>time-system would be given a new name, and with the increasing difference
>from GMT, the public would eventually get to know that new name instead.

I'm pretty damn sure that the brits will remove leaps from GMT as well,
so there still won't be any difference, and people will in all likelyhood
still confuse them.

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