[LEAPSECS] Bulletin C and all that

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Jan 26 02:03:56 EST 2015

In message <000201d03914$d18751e0$7495f5a0$@comcast.net>, "G Ashton" writes:
>Brooks Harris suggested ISO 8601:2004(E), 3.2.1 "The Gregorian calendar" as
>a source about the Gregorian calendar. Thanks for the suggestion, but I
>consider ISO 8601 to be garbage; it's so bad it makes me dislike the entire

Fortunately your personal tastes or distastes have little impact
on what is the normative definition.  Like it or not, 8601 it is.

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