Re: [LEAPSECS] BBC - Leap second talks are postponed

From: John.Cowan <>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 06:25:04 -0700

Ed Davies scripsit:

> "GMT" is, unfotunately, widely used to mean the time in Britain
> during winter.

Indeed, it is sometimes used to mean that even in the summer. There was
some confusion in my company last year about a teleconference scheduled in
"GMT" which turned out to actually refer to British Summer Time.

John Cowan
This great college [Trinity], of this ancient university [Cambridge],
has seen some strange sights. It has seen Wordsworth drunk and Porson
sober. And here am I, a better poet than Porson, and a better scholar
than Wordsworth, somewhere betwixt and between.  --A.E. Housman
Received on Wed Nov 16 2005 - 05:47:03 PST

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