[ntp:questions] Re: GMT: UT1 vs UTC

Michael Shields shields at msrl.com
Fri Oct 31 16:53:41 UTC 2003


In article <bnt9v3$vd5$1 at osl016lin.hda.hydro.com>,
Terje Mathisen <terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com> wrote:
> With hindsight, which almost by definition is hard to get, it would
> have been better to delay the last leap second by 6-18 months, that
> way the current gap wouldn't have exposed that Oncore firmware bug.

Although the Oncore is important, I don't think it would be a good
precedent to start adjusting international timescales to work around
bugs in one vendor's product.
-- 
Shields.



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