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9 Jul
Time Standards - GMT, UTC, and Zulu

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Tue,  9 Jul 96 09:37:15 -0700
To: Fun_People
Subject: Time Standards - GMT, UTC, and Zulu

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In article <48iknl$>
  "Colum Mylod" writes:
> There are flavours
> of UTC but it is international, as is its aeronautic equivalent Zulu.

Zulu is not a time. It is a suffix which is written alongside time values to
indicate that GMT (or UTC now I suppose) is being used e.g. 1300Z
This leads to the following:
	"You have to be at my location at 4 o'clock"
	"Can you tell me that in Zulu?"
	"Certainly, N'dinge qwe qwe lobo"

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