[ntp:questions] Can or should the NTP protocol eventually serve timezone data?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Wed Jun 17 21:10:38 UTC 2009

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

> How can it not be true?  The time broadcast encodes both the time 
> (standard time) and whether or not DST is in effect.  Of course it 

WWV may encode UTC, but European VLF transmitters transmit wall clock time.

> doesn't work for those jurisdictions that have chosen to go there own 
> way as far as DST is concerned.

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