[tz] 'date -u' should say "UTC", not "GMT"

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Tue Jun 24 22:12:35 UTC 2014

On Tue 2014-06-24T21:10:25 +0000, Paul_Koning at dell.com hath writ:
> UTC, yes.  UT?  I know of UT1 and UT2, but neither are the same as
> UTC and neither is applicable here.

The name that was in contemporary use during the 1960s is another
tl;dr story as seen in

"UTC" was not used in print until 1965, was not found in broadcast
time signals nor any recommendation until 1974, and all around that
range of dates different agencies employed different terminologies.

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