[time-nuts] Loran-C & French Clocks

Arnold Tibus Arnold.Tibus at gmx.de
Fri Mar 20 14:26:36 UTC 2009


On Fri, 20 Mar 2009 00:16:10 +0100, Magnus Danielson wrote:

>> the legal time for Germany (done via DCF77) , as defined in the
>> german 'Zeitgesetz' as summarized here: 
>> http: //www.ptb.de/de/org/4/44/441/dars.htm

>English version is on

Thank you for this hint, it makes international discussion easier.

>> If I interprete correct, this part implies clearly that MEZ = CET  i s  based 
>> fix on UTC ! I can derive therefore that all countries using officially CET 
>> are fixed to UTC as well !! 

>Be careful not to use language in one countries law to be used in 
>interpretation of another countries law. It could help you to get a clue 
>of what they mean, but it could lead you up the wrong tree.

I see the point, I have to admit it is true as laws are seldom related to 
mathematics and national laws are not comitting other countries.

 Cheers Magnus


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