Re: [LEAPSECS] GMT -> UTC in Australia

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 09:24:56 +0100

In message <>, "Clive D.W. Feather
" writes:

>* "Universal" Time is a *really* stupid name for a time scale based on
> the variable rotations of one small piece of rock.


But back when UTC was named the universe was a lot smaller :-)

It semantically would make a lot of sense to retain the name UTC
and get rid of the leapseconds.

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