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C9X FCD - 7.23.2.6 Normalization of broken-down times

In article <35F531CD.1AE90180@cl.cam.ac.uk>,
Markus Kuhn  <Markus.Kuhn@cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>There are some people who argue that TAI can be used by transforming
>the received UTC time via a leap second table into TAI. This is
>certainly possible, however it requies an infrastructure in place that
>updates the leap second table every six months.

But if you want to tick UTC, you need comparable infrastructure to tell
you when to step the clock backwards.

Tim.
--
Tim Goodwin | "The long and short of it is that its all
Cygnus UK   | pretty messy, and it will probably get a whole
Cambridge   | lot messier in the future." -- Ned Freed

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From: tgoodwin@nan.cygnus.co.uk (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.std.c
Subject: Re: C9X FCD - 7.23.2.6 Normalization of broken-down times
Date: 9 Sep 1998 12:22:52 GMT
Organization: Cygnus Solutions Ltd, UK
Message-ID: <6t5rus$jqf$1@korai.cygnus.co.uk>
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