Re: Quick poll for non-US techwrlers: time notation

Subject: Re: Quick poll for non-US techwrlers: time notation
From: dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2001 11:06:08 -0800

Erika Yanovich wrote:
> EST and GMT are both clear to me. Never heard of UTC...

According to Nasa ( UTC stands for Coordinated Universal Time.

Here's a snippet from the site listed above:

[UTC] is the current term for what was commonly referred to as
Greenwich Meridian Time (GMT). Zero (0) hours UTC is midnight
in Greenwich England, which lies on the zero longitudinal
meridian. Universal time is based on a 24 hour clock...

By the way, I found this site by typing "UTC" into a generic web search engine. Other interesting sites listed in the search results included the following:

...but there were lots more. Have fun!


David M. Brown - Brown Inc.
dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com

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