[tz] Beginner's help request

Bradley White bww at acm.org
Thu Nov 2 15:07:13 UTC 2017

On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 8:06 AM, Daniel Ford <dfnojunk at gmail.com> wrote:

> "The library discussed in this list includes source code for one."
> Oh, that sounds interesting, but I'm not sure where to look.  Are you able
> to give me link?


> "Occasional synchronization should be sufficient, like existing radio
> clocks."
> I was responding to your suggestion: "An even simpler design then would be
> to install software on the PC that would deliver the local time to your
> clock over the LAN.  Get out of the TZ business altogether."  With that
> scheme, as described, if the PC was not on when DST started/ended, the
> 'clock' would not be correct until the PC was on again.

It would if the PC told the clock when/what the next UTC-offset transition
was going to be.
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