[tz] isdst bug Europe/Dublin (tzdb-2019c)
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
Mon Dec 16 16:27:50 UTC 2019
Steve Allen said:
> On Mon 2019-12-16T14:10:21+0000 Clive D.W. Feather hath writ:
> > You take a Gregorian calendar (by default; in principle you could use
> > Julian or something else) and use it to count *all* SI seconds, so that
> > every day has exactly 86400 seconds in it. It works the same way as UT1,
> > but without the unpredictable-length "seconds".
> In 1968 between a pair of meetings the atomic clock and CCIR folks
> ascertained that they could not use that scheme in broadcast time
*because* it drifts away from UT1, right? I'm not disputing that; I'm
simply saying that it works in the same way, just using real SI seconds
rather than sideral seconds.
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