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UT1 NTP Time Dissemination

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  • 13 days ago

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UT1 NTP Time Dissemination


@aidenn0 12 days

Replying to @wglb 🎙

ntpdate shows ~120ms difference from UTC, though from the docs it looks like there is a table to calculate the exact difference.

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@contravariant 12 days

Replying to @wglb 🎙

How bad an idea would it be to just use UT1 everywhere and forget about leap seconds?

It'd probably break something but I can't for the life of me figure out what.

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@ape4 12 days

Replying to @wglb 🎙

In case you're like me and don't know what UT1 is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Time#Versions

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@toast0 12 days

Replying to @wglb 🎙

> The reply will have no special indication that the transmitted time is UT1 and not UTC.

And this is how really terrible time situations occur.

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