Re: [LEAPSECS] a system that fails spectacularly

From: Steve Allen <sla_at_UCOLICK.ORG>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2005 07:01:07 -0800

On Wed 2005-12-07T06:59:39 -0700, Rob Seaman hath writ:
> it seems that one of two things must be true. Either the fact that
> the letter is dated December 5, 2005 indicates that they just now got
> around to acting on the July, 2005 announcement of the upcoming leap
> second - or, they acted upon this in a more timely fashion and
> decided to embargo the announcement until the latest plausible moment
> at which it would be possible for their lawyers to later argue timely
> notification of their customers.

ACR is not alone, see Saab, who announced much earlier

also reported by Canada

also reported by USCG

Google is your friend.

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