[ntp:questions] Re: no more leap seconds?
vek at station02.ohout.pharmapartners.nl
Wed Aug 10 14:37:45 UTC 2005
On Tue, 09 Aug 2005 19:03:37 +0000,
David L. Mills <mills at udel.edu> wrote:
> I have noticed a couple of things. The broadcast networks used to start
> programs one second late after hands-up in order to allow some slack for
> the affiliates, but it seems they no longer do that. So, everybody
> should be glued to the tube on the occasion of leap and see if the start
> of the midnight program is one second early.
Don't need to wait until midnight. The leap happens at 23:59:60 UTC
time, that is 19:00 EST.
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