[ntp:questions] Re: GMT: UT1 vs UTC
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht
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Sun Nov 2 01:32:10 UTC 2003
> I do worry, the recent firmware bug (one-second glitch) on my Oncore,
> caused by a missing leap second, makes me quite confident that a
> negative leap second would indeed be a disaster.
If only Motorola would offer the raw GPS time (along with the GPS-UTC
offset) this wouldn't be much of an issue. I wonder why all the
clock-chip (and gps) manufacturers insist on handing one Y-M-D H:M:S
and then making one convert back to a useful number.
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/
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