[ntp:questions] Local Time NTP Server

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Sep 15 04:13:32 UTC 2020


On 14/09/2020 13:45, Rob van der Putten wrote:
> Hi there
> 
> 
> On 24/08/2020 16:07, William Unruh wrote:
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>> It was renamed because UTC has nothing to do with Greenwich. For
>> historical reasons, the time at Greenwich is the same as UTC.
> 
> They are not perfectly identical. The difference is however less then 
> one second;
> GMT is mean solar time.
> UTC is TAI (atomic time) + leap seconds.
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> Regards,
> Rob

Whilst this may be true, in practice people use GMT when they mean UTC.

BTW: GMT is mean solar time /at Greenwich/.

What annoys me is when Raspberry Shake and others refer to "UTC time"!

-- 
Cheers,
David
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