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Resolving Multiple Time Scales in the Internet

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Document Type This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision is Expired
Author Dr. Joseph D. Touch
Last updated 2017-10-19 (Latest revision 2017-04-17)
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Internet systems use a variety of time scales, which can complicate time comparisons and calculations. This document explains these various ways of indicating time and explains how they can be used together safely. This document is intended as a companion to Internet time as discussed in RFC 3339.


Dr. Joseph D. Touch

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