[ntp:questions] leap second happens on...
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Fri May 25 13:01:15 UTC 2012
It happens at 23:59:59 UTC:
The bulletin states that the leap second is introduced at the end of June
so 00:00:00 is not a possibility because it is already July.
On 25 May 2012 12:18, Marco Marongiu <brontolinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...on June 30th/July 1st transition, so we'll have:
> June 30th 23:59:59
> June 30th 23:59:60
> July 1st 00:00:00
> The question is: does it happen at 00:00:00 UTC (so it must be shifted
> ahead/behind depending on the timezone) or, by convention, it happens at
> 00:00:00 at the local timezone?
> I am quite sure the first is the right one, but a colleague of mine
> asked me the question well enough to make a doubt arise in my brain :)
> -- bronto
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