[ntp:questions] Leap second to be introduced in June
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Mon Jan 12 16:14:58 UTC 2015
On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 12:46 AM, Mike Cook <mike.cook at orange.fr> wrote:
> > Why do folks mention leap seconds on this list?
> part of the NTP protocol deals with the scheduling insertion/deletion of
> leap seconds.
I should have phrased that differently. Or just let it go.
> > Why do people point to leap-seconds.NTPtimestamp instead of just
> > leap-seconds.list?
> leap-seconds.list is not the file itself
I understand but the udel doc and comments in the file itself say get
leap-seconds.list not leap-seconds.hard-to-predict-ntp-timestamp. Every
previous specific reference becomes wrong when the next file is created.
The reason for leap-seconds.list is obvious -- why people post other things
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