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Re: Time drift in amd64

On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 04:57:12PM +0100, Martin Dickopp wrote:
> True, but during one day, the earth has also moved on its orbit around
> the sun. The earth's velocity on its orbit around the sun is not
> constant, but dependent on the time of year.

Hmm, good point.  But it doesn't make a difference of an hour.  15
minutes at the extreme is still quite a bit though.

> They don't, unless they take the equation of time into account.

Hmm, yeah I do have a slider on my portable sundial that would take care
of that.  Works reasonably well.

Len Sorensen

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