Re: Predictable Internet Time

Joe Touch <touch@isi.edu> Fri, 21 April 2017 17:58 UTC

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Subject: Re: Predictable Internet Time
To: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>, Phillip Hallam-Baker <phill@hallambaker.com>
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From: Joe Touch <touch@isi.edu>
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On 4/21/2017 10:26 AM, Nico Williams wrote:
> "Internet time" (that which we use in [new] Internet protocols) should
> just be TAI.  And every existing Internet protocol should be updated to
> indicate which time is used in practice, UTC or TAI, regardless of what
> was originally specified.
I would be very glad of we defined Internet Time as TAI, but also expect
all protocols to understand both TAI and UTC if possible.

Joe