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[Xlog-discussion] GMT vs UTC

From: Daniel Schlieper
Subject: [Xlog-discussion] GMT vs UTC
Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 14:16:03 +0200 (CEST)

Dear Xlog developers,

would it be possible to change the time labels from GMT to UTC? Or is 
there a reason for using GMT?

GMT is so old fashioned. It doesn't even exist anymore! Only the BBC 
insist on using the abbreviation. For political reasons, I believe. But in 
reality, they use UTC, too.

You might think, what the heck, it makes no difference, but that is not 
true. Using UTC consitently would help newcomers to avoid confusion. There 
is also a point in using modern (ie not 19th century) terminology. Having 
said that, here in Britain, some people still measure their weight using 

73 de Daniel M0ERA, Oxted, Surrey.

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