[ntp:hackers] Leap second list file

Havard Eidnes he at uninett.no
Fri Jan 6 13:03:58 UTC 2012

>>> When it's updated, it will be available here: ftp://time.nist.gov/pub/
>> Which hasn't been working for me for some time.
> It worked perfectly fine for me just before I posted that. It doesn't
> now. I suspect they turned it off either because of increased load, or
> until they get an update for the leapseconds file.

Is this the proper way to act as an information provider in this
day and age?  My take is "No, it most certainly is not, and
instead it casts into doubt their long-term reliability as a
source of this information".


- Håvard

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