Re: [LEAPSECS] vive le BIH!

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 15:43:00 +0200

In message <20050829131716.GD9592_at_NYCMJCOWA2>, "John.Cowan" writes:
>Clive D.W. Feather scripsit:
>> The problem here is Microsoft, whose software appears to believe that the
>> current LCT here is "GMT Daylight Time".
>How thoroughly stupid. Nevertheless, when I talked to the teleconference
>organizer, it became thoroughly clear that for him "GMT" meant "the time
>on my wristwatch or wall clock", and that he had no idea that anyone had
>any other meaning for the abbreviation.

It is not unrelated to why some of us think that changing the definition
of UTC is infinitely more possible than changing the rest of the worlds
educational level with regards to timekeeping.

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