articles/cvsup-advance little question
zettel at acm.org
Fri Oct 29 14:49:56 UTC 2004
On Friday 29 October 2004 08:26 am, Peter Pentchev wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 09:25:03PM +0300, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> > On Thu, 28 Oct 2004 12:22:43 -0400
> > Chuck Swiger <cswiger at mac.com> wrote:
> > > Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> > > > I have the impression that our servers run now on UTC; if this is
> > > > right shouldn't GMT be changed to UTC ?
> > >
> > > I thought that GMT and UTC are effectively the same thing...?
> > From a day-today practical use, yes. However I think they differ "a
> > little bit". Now of GMT everybody has heard of while UTC is a rather new
> > thing. Important is to be coherent in the documentation, imo.
> You might be making the same mistake I made recently - confusing UTC
> with TAI :) IMHO, UTC and GMT are indeed one and the same, while TAI
> adds the occassional leap second every couple of years.
Other way around, I think - it is UTC that adds the leap seconds.
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