[time-nuts] 15 Seconds error...??
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Mon Jan 16 20:30:28 EST 2012
On 01/17/2012 02:08 AM, lists at lazygranch.com wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but UTC gets "corrected" from time to time, but many things depend on GPS time to be consistent (no jumps), so they can't adjust it.
The way the GPS set of gears works, they need a continuous linear time
internally. The UTC correction mechanism was added later.
It makes sense to create a unique internal time-scale and adjust to
external time-scales later. It's not bad to have their own internal
time-scale which one has control over, the key aspect lies in being able
to relate it to other time-scales in a known and predictable fashion, if
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