[time-nuts] The future of UTC
Tom Van Baak (lab/iPad)
tvb at leapsecond.com
Fri Jul 15 22:04:03 UTC 2011
If the planet were not inclined 23 degrees this might make sense. But it turns out daylight times differ by latitude and season and hemisphere. So it is not surprising that nations, or even states within large nations, assume the right to set their own rules of local time.
On Jul 15, 2011, at 9:50 AM, Mark Spencer <mspencer12345 at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> Sorry for the prior email with no text.
> If the world could agree on the dates when DST adjustments are applied (if
> individual countries, states etc elect to make DST adjustments) and make any
> needed leap second adjustments at the same time that would be a positive step
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