TAI zone?

Paul Koning paul_koning at Dell.com
Fri Jul 1 16:43:47 UTC 2011

On Jul 1, 2011, at 10:09 AM, Tony Finch wrote:

> Clive D.W. Feather <clive at davros.org> wrote:
>> Just to make things more complicated, civil time in the UK is GMT
>> (approximately UT1) and *not* UTC. So clocks should never have 23:59:60.
> De jure yes, but it is de facto UTC. GMT hasn't been maintained for
> decades and almost all the UK government-sponsored time signals provide
> UTC without DUT1.

And apart from that, the UK keeps daylight savings, so in the summer civil time is an hour away from UTC.


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