Re: [LEAPSECS] Introduction of long term scheduling

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk_at_PHK.FREEBSD.DK>
Date: Mon, 01 Jan 2007 20:11:45 +0000

In message <>, Magnus Danielson wr
>From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk_at_PHK.FREEBSD.DK>
>Subject: Re: [LEAPSECS] Introduction of long term scheduling
>Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2007 19:29:19 +0000
>Message-ID: <>
>> In message <>, Steve Allen writes:
>> >McCarthy pretty much answered this question in 2001 as I reiterate here
>> >
>> What exactly is the Y axis on this graph ?
>Unless you have a subtle point, I interprent it to be in seconds even if they
>are incorrectly indicated (s or seconds instead of sec would have been
>If you have subtle point, I'd love to hear it.

Not even close to a subtle point, I simply cannot figure out what the
graph shows...

The sawtooth corresponding to the prediction interval raises a big red
flag for me as to the graphs applicability to reality.

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