Re: [LEAPSECS] Leap-second scare stories

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 20:58:39 +0200

A very apt case study has been provoked by the WSJ story.

Slash-dot is a gathering of IT-geeks of various sorts, but mostly
the dot-com generation.

See how well they grasp leap-seconds

(I caution against setting a threshold lower than 3: below that
is a lot of beavis & butthead quality noise.)

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