[ntp:questions] Leap second functional question

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Thu Feb 21 04:24:29 UTC 2008


Unruh wrote:
> "David J Taylor" <david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk> writes:
> 
>> Unruh wrote:
> Note that leap seconds have been happening so rarely that almost noone has
> seen one happen, or watched the system as the clock goes through that.
> 

I guess you weren't around in December, 2006.

> Having ntp run on TAI would certainly be simpler, but would of course make
> the time keeping on the system much more complicated.

That question has already been discussed at length in this newsgroup.

Danny



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