[tz] Why is `Etc/UCT` not an alias of `Etc/UTC`?

Donald MacQueen dmacq at erols.com
Tue Mar 5 20:44:27 UTC 2019

Timeanddate.com says that UTC was a compromise between English and 
French speakers.


On 3/5/2019 3:00 PM, Alan Perry wrote:
> My guess is that some people used the term "Universal Coordinated 
> Time" before it got standardized to UTC.
> alan
> On 3/5/19 11:52 AM, Matt Johnson wrote:
>> Is there a source or a story about where "UCT" came from?  Or are we 
>> just further propagating a misspelling?
>> -Matt
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Donald [|]

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