UTC as basis for time legislation
tobias.conradi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 14:57:49 UTC 2011
On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 4:33 PM, Tobias Conradi
<tobias.conradi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 4:18 PM, <Paul_Koning at dell.com> wrote:
>> Because GMT is roughly UT1 while UTC is atomic clock time, and without leap seconds the two drift apart -- right?
> To my understanding that is the reason that legal GMT and UTC did
> already diverge.
I was referring to "GMT is roughly UT1 while UTC is atomic clock time".
For the leap second
" Its purpose is to keep the UTC time scale within ±0.9 s of the UT1
astronomical time scale"
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