[ntp:questions] Re: GMT: UT1 vs UTC

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Oct 31 10:05:52 UTC 2003


> David,
>
> Sure. I got quoted for a soundbite on the local news radio station about
> how computers deal with daylight/standard time switchine. I told the
> interviewer computers didn't care, since they run on Universal
> Coordinated Time (UTC). She was notably unimpressed. By the time I told
> her about leapseconds, her microphone glazed over.
>
> Dave

Thanks, Dave.  I will use your quote, then.

Please don't get me started about the non-critical, non-scientific
approach to things these days...........

Cheers,
David





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