Portable general timestamp format, not 2038-limited

Roedy Green see_website at mindprod.com.invalid
Sun Jul 1 17:54:14 CEST 2007


On 25 Jun 2007 18:46:25 -0700, Paul Rubin
<http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote, quoted or indirectly quoted
someone who said :

>TAI really does seem like the most absolute--if you are a user in
>orbit or on Mars, then UTC timestamps will seem pretty meaningless and
>artificial.

According to Einstein all time is local time, so perhaps our wish for
a clean UT is a pipedream.

To add to the confusion you have GPS, Loran and Julian day also used
as scientific times.
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