[ntp:hackers] Leap second list file

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Mon Jan 16 00:42:36 UTC 2012


hmurray at megapathdsl.net said:
> You don't need to know how many leap seconds have already elapsed in order
> to  process the next one.  All you need to know is the local time and
> whether to  insert or delete a leap second, or do nothing. 

Oh rats.  What a stupid thinko/typo.  It's not the local time you need but 
UTC which is what NTP distributes.

Sigh/blush/sorry.


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