[ntp:questions] Re: Leap second talks are postponed
no_spam_please at swenker.xs4all.nl
Mon Nov 21 00:43:11 UTC 2005
> Me too!. With todays computerised economy. Are you sure all financial
> systems handle transactions during a leap second event correctly. 30
> years ago this was no problem. A human would not be tricked, but the
> computer program must take explicit care of all corner cases.
I am not sure that financial systems will handle transactions during a
leap second event correctly. But I am sure about a leap hour: most
financial systems will horrendously break. By the way a leap hour
greatly differs from a summertime <-> wintertime shift.
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