[ntp:questions] Re: no more leap seconds?

prep at prep.synonet.com prep at prep.synonet.com
Fri Aug 12 17:18:07 UTC 2005

"Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> writes:

> By the time 2603 rolls around, there will be will 10^20 lines of
> code that will need to be modified.  The source for at least half of
> the affected code will be incomplete or missing altogether.  The
> problem will be worked around by agreeing to add an extra leap day
> 12,000 years in the future.

ANd of course, no snouter will change the rules yet again over that 600
years. No, that would never happen deary me...

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