[tz] What's "right"?

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Thu Nov 12 18:34:24 UTC 2020

On Thu 2020-11-12T10:11:26-0800 Guy Harris hath writ:
> I.e., that's a counter that started as 0 on January 1, 1970,
> 00:00:00 UTC, and that increments by 1 every second, rather than
> getting adjusted to conform to POSIX.

With the historical caveat that as of 1970 there was not yet any
official document that specified the name UTC.  Until 1974 UTC was
jargon internal to time service bureaus.  Most available sources
of time used different terminology.

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