[conspire] Calculating iCal dates

Deirdre Saoirse Moen deirdre at deirdre.net
Thu Jul 30 17:50:07 PDT 2009

On Thu, 30 Jul 2009, Tony Godshall wrote:

> We are at GMT-8 most of the year and, what, GMT-7 in the summer?

No. We are at UTC-8 most of the year and UTC-7 in the summer.

There is a difference between UTC and GMT: UTC is atomic time and
GMT is solar time, and for that reason GMT is no longer used
in technical contexts.

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