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Re: Bug#842935: ITP: casacore-data-tai-utc -- Difference table between TAI and UTC for casacore

Hi Jonathan,

the original casacore package takes these data from usno; however after
some discussion in debian-science I was convinced that tzdata is
reliably enough for our use:


Best regards


On 02.11.2016 13:37, Jonathan Quick wrote:
> Hi Ole
> On Wed, November 2, 2016 2:08 pm, Ole Streicher wrote:
>> Package: wnpp
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Owner: Ole Streicher <olebole@debian.org>
>> X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel@lists.debian.org, debian-astro@lists.debian.org
>> * Package name    : casacore-data-tai-utc
>> * License         : BSD-2-Clause
>>   Description     : Difference table between TAI and UTC for casacore
>> This native package contains the leap second difference between TAI and
>> UTC, created from /usr/share/zoneinfo/leap-seconds.list. The data are in
>> a format specific to casacore. The table is kept in sync with the tzdata
>> package.
> Technically the canonical source for this information is the Bulletin C issued
> by the IERS at roughly six monthly intervals.  I hope the leap-seconds.list is
> maintained in reference to those.
> Regards
>   Jon

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