[tz] [PATCH 3/3] * europe (Europe/Vaduz): Now a link to Europe/Zurich.

Paul_Koning at Dell.com Paul_Koning at Dell.com
Tue Sep 10 13:56:49 UTC 2013

On Sep 10, 2013, at 1:28 AM, Brian Inglis <Brian.Inglis at systematicsw.ab.ca> wrote:

> Would time standards have been set from local or national observatories, universities with astronomy departments, or admiralty equivalents, prior to and after standard time?
> Those institutions are most likely to have been involved in production and use of ephemerides and keeping relevant records.

For purposes of generally used time, observatories etc. may not be the most relevant.  As I understand it, in a number of countries the impetus for standard time came from railroads -- whose operations are obviously greatly simplified by such a move.


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