[docs] [issue29026] time.time() documentation should mention UTC timezone

Marc-Andre Lemburg report at bugs.python.org
Tue Dec 20 09:59:11 EST 2016

Marc-Andre Lemburg added the comment:

time.time() is not quite UTC on Unix: it usually (*) doesn't include leap seconds, which UTC does.

The Wikipedia page has a good definition and explanation:


(*) "usually" because POSIX defines time() to not include leap seconds, but on some older or not quite POSIX compliant Unix systems, leap seconds are included.

nosy: +lemburg

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