EU directive

Markus Kuhn Markus.Kuhn at
Thu Mar 29 16:12:33 UTC 2001

Antoine Leca wrote on 2001-03-29 15:27 UTC:
> Even for English speakers, it is amazing to see how variously Greenwich
> Mean Time is translated: Weltzeit/wereldtijd ("worldtime"), temps/tempo/
> hora/ora universale, and even UTC in Danish!

I'd argue that "Greenwich Mean Time" is a misstranslation here and that
the English document should have referred to "Universal Time" as well,
like all the other language versions do.


Markus G. Kuhn, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
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