[ntp:questions] leap second happens on...

Steve Allen sla29970 at gmail.com
Fri May 25 23:33:00 UTC 2012

On May 25, 4:18 am, Marco Marongiu <brontoli... at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

The ITU-R recommendation is the origin of the practice of leap
seconds, and it specifies how they are to be inserted.  If that
document is deemed relevant it can be found at

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