[time-nuts] Loran-C & French Clocks

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Fri Mar 20 16:47:42 EDT 2009


Arnold,

Arnold Tibus skrev:
> Magnus, 
> 
> 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
>> http://www.ptb.de/en/org/4/44/441/_index.htm
> 
> Thank you for this hint, it makes international discussion easier.

Certainly. I am quite sure I could get local assistance to German, but 
others might not be as lucky when they need to.

It's handy that the actual law is available as PDF.

>> 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.

Indeed. They are supposed to be self-standing texts to a much higher 
degree than scientific papers.

Cheers,
Magnus




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