System.Time.Clock Design Issues
zednenem at psualum.com
Tue Feb 8 19:51:22 EST 2005
Ashley Yakeley writes:
> In article
> David Menendez <zednenem at psualum.com> wrote:
> > Using TAI, we can always convert a date and clock time to a count of
> > seconds and vice-versa without any additional information. To do the
> > same with UTC, we need a table of leap-seconds.
> No. Date and clock times are usually UTC or some offset (time-zone)
> thereof. Converting to TAI requires a table of leap-seconds.
I should have been more specific. I meant, "we can always convert a date
and clock time specified in TAI to a count of seconds, and vice versa".
David Menendez <zednenem at psualum.com> <http://www.eyrie.org/~zednenem/>
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