[ntp:questions] Leap second functional question

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Fri Feb 22 02:56:13 UTC 2008


Unruh wrote:
>>> 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.
> And will keep getting discussed since there is no resolution which is
> uniformly positive. 

Actually no. We don't get a vote on this. This is being voted on by the 
ITU (or whatever the replacement is for the CCITT) if I recall 
correctly. It's a separate question whether or not NTP will continue 
with UTC if they do something stupid with the decision.

Danny



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