Re: [LEAPSECS] independence day

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2006 05:49:57 +0000

In message <>, Steve Allen writes:

>In the middle of May some text about legal time in the US was
>introduced into a US Senate bill regarding funding for NSF and NIST.
>See section 508 of S.2802 introduced 2006-05-15, e.g.

        `(b) COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME DEFINED- In this section,
        the term `Coordinated Universal Time' means the time scale
        maintained through the General Conference of Weights and
        Measures and interpreted or modified for the United States
        by the Secretary of Commerce.'.

That could sound like the drilling of a loophole :-)

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