[ntp:questions] Google and leap seconds

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Tue Sep 20 22:17:58 UTC 2011


unruh wrote:

> No they do not. They insert an extra second ( second number 60) into the
> time stream. Ie, the last second of the month becomes 23:59:60 rather
> than 23:59:59, as you state below. 
>

Neither Posix systems not Windows NT family systems can represent 23:59:60.




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