Re: Predictable Internet Time

Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> Tue, 03 January 2017 19:03 UTC

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Subject: Re: Predictable Internet Time
To: Phillip Hallam-Baker <phill@hallambaker.com>, Joe Touch <touch@isi.edu>
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From: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
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On 1/3/17 7:24 AM, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
> Umm, my proposal was to ignore the opinion of the ITU in this matter
> as in everything else.

That doesn't work in all cases because there are often applications that
require that the clock time on a device not vary from UTC by some set
amount.  I think they're fixing for a big UTC leap second shindig in the
next few years, anyway.

Eliot