[ntp:questions] Leap second to be introduced in June

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Jan 13 11:50:37 UTC 2015

On 13/01/2015 08:58, Hal Murray wrote:
> How often do people working with log files from 2 systems care about
> fractions of a second?

I am comparing log files with a user in another country, where we are 
looking at errors in satellite data.  As there can be many messages per 
second, using NTP which gets Windows systems down to the 20 ms level or 
better allows much easier correlation of events.

The use of different smearing methods across a leap second would 
introduce undesirable uncertainties in correlation the events (as used 
to happen before the second station added NTP).

Just one example.

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