Re: [LEAPSECS] ideas for new UTC rules

From: M. Warner Losh <imp_at_BSDIMP.COM>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 11:02:03 -0600 (MDT)

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            Rob Seaman <> writes:
: Simply allow the IERS to announce any number of leap seconds
: in advance extending over any time horizon - and yes - occurring
: at the end of any month. If predictability is the goal, relaxing
: unnecessary constraints is the solution.

There's a lot of timing gear that will fail if leap second is inserted
not at the end of June or December, not least ntp.

Received on Fri Apr 14 2006 - 10:04:54 PDT

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