Re: [LEAPSECS] A lurker surfaces

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 07:59:35 +0000

In message <>, Rob Seaman writes:
>Jim Palfreyman wrote:

>Just a reminder that UTC has no - none - nada - discontinuities.
>Various computer mis-implementations may, but the standard is very
>carefully constructed to avoid spring-forward or fall-back gaps or do-

Rob, If you feel uncomfortable with calling leapseconds
discontinuities, then we can use the term arrhythmia instead.

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