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2013-11-21

2013-11-21 21:15:59 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2013h.

1: - # <pre> - # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of - # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson. -  +    # Allowance for leapseconds added to each timezone file.    -  + # This file is in the public domain. +  + # This file is generated automatically from the data in the public-domain + # leap-seconds.list file available from most NIST time servers. + # If the URL <ftp://time.nist.gov/pub/leap-seconds.list> does not work, + # you should be able to pick up leap-seconds.list from a secondary NIST server. + # For more about leap-seconds.list, please see + # The NTP Timescale and Leap Seconds + # <http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/leap.html>. +    # The International Earth Rotation Service periodically uses leap seconds   # to keep UTC to within 0.9 s of UT1   # (which measures the true angular orientation of the earth in space); see   # Terry J Quinn, The BIPM and the accurate measure of time, - # Proc IEEE 79, 7 (July 1991), 894-905. + # Proc IEEE 79, 7 (July 1991), 894-905 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/5.84965>.   # There were no leap seconds before 1972, because the official mechanism   # accounting for the discrepancy between atomic time and the earth's rotation   # did not exist until the early 1970s.
19:   # or   # Leap YEAR MON DAY 23:59:59 - R/S    - # If the leapsecond is Rolling (R) the given time is local time - # If the leapsecond is Stationary (S) the given time is UTC + # If the leapsecond is Rolling (R) the given time is local time. + # If the leapsecond is Stationary (S) the given time is UTC.      # Leap YEAR MONTH DAY HH:MM:SS CORR R/S   Leap 1972 Jun 30 23:59:60 + S
48:   Leap 2005 Dec 31 23:59:60 + S   Leap 2008 Dec 31 23:59:60 + S   Leap 2012 Jun 30 23:59:60 + S -  - # INTERNATIONAL EARTH ROTATION AND REFERENCE SYSTEMS SERVICE (IERS) - # - # SERVICE INTERNATIONAL DE LA ROTATION TERRESTRE ET DES SYSTEMES DE REFERENCE - # - # - # SERVICE DE LA ROTATION TERRESTRE - # OBSERVATOIRE DE PARIS - # 61, Av. de l'Observatoire 75014 PARIS (France) - # Tel. : 33 (0) 1 40 51 22 26 - # FAX : 33 (0) 1 40 51 22 91 - # e-mail : (E-Mail Removed) - # http://hpiers.obspm.fr/eop-pc - # - # Paris, 5 January 2012 - # - # - # Bulletin C 43 - # - # To authorities responsible - # for the measurement and - # distribution of time - # - # - # UTC TIME STEP - # on the 1st of July 2012 - # - # - # A positive leap second will be introduced at the end of June 2012. - # The sequence of dates of the UTC second markers will be: - # - # 2012 June 30, 23h 59m 59s - # 2012 June 30, 23h 59m 60s - # 2012 July 1, 0h 0m 0s - # - # The difference between UTC and the International Atomic Time TAI is: - # - # from 2009 January 1, 0h UTC, to 2012 July 1 0h UTC : UTC-TAI = - 34s - # from 2012 July 1, 0h UTC, until further notice : UTC-TAI = - 35s - # - # Leap seconds can be introduced in UTC at the end of the months of December - # or June, depending on the evolution of UT1-TAI. Bulletin C is mailed every - # six months, either to announce a time step in UTC or to confirm that there - # will be no time step at the next possible date. - # - # - # Daniel GAMBIS - # Head - # Earth Orientation Center of IERS - # Observatoire de Paris, France +