Re: [LEAPSECS] Mechanism to provide tai-utc.dat locally

From: John Cowan <>
Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2006 15:51:27 -0500

M. Warner Losh scripsit:

> If I was to compute the number of seconds between Jan 1, 2007 0:0:0 and
> Dec 31, 2008 23:59:50, the answer is 63071990 or 63071991 or 63071992.
> We have no way of knowing today how many seconds are in that interval.
> We do know the answer is one of the above.

Technically 63071999 and 63071998 are also possibilities, though
I admit they are unlikely.

John Cowan
This great college [Trinity], of this ancient university [Cambridge],
has seen some strange sights. It has seen Wordsworth drunk and Porson
sober. And here am I, a better poet than Porson, and a better scholar
than Wordsworth, somewhere betwixt and between.  --A.E. Housman
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