On Sun, 7 Jan 2007, Daniel R. Tobias wrote: > > Formulas for UTC, as actually defined at the time, go back to 1961 > here:
You helpfully snipped the part where I said that it probably isn't worth implementing rubber seconds. > ftp://maia.usno.navy.mil/ser7/tai-utc.dat > It appears the offset was 1.4228180 seconds at the start of this. If you extend the initial period backwards to the start of 1958 then the offset drops close to zero. Tony. -- f.a.n.finch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://dotat.at/ FITZROY: WEST BACKING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7, OCCASIONALLY GALE 8. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY HIGH. SHOWERS, THEN RAIN. MODERATE OR GOOD.