[tz] historic sub-second time offsets

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Nov 5 21:29:57 UTC 2014

On 11/05/2014 12:30 PM, Steve Allen wrote:
> BIH was perennially under-staffed, under-funded, months to a year
> arrears in publishing

I can certainly identify with that!

Thanks for the info.  So, it appears that HTML5 authors and readers are 
not supposed to use definitive circa-1960 civil time stamps.  They are 
supposed to use astronomical time stamps instead.  Astronomers rule!

This can't be what was intended.  I have submitted a bug report against 
the HTML5 spec about this, here:


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