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

Erwan David erwan at rail.eu.org
Wed Jan 14 06:29:00 UTC 2015


Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> disait le 01/13/15 que :

> Martin Burnicki writes:
>> Terje Mathisen wrote:
>>> I hate to admit it, but I'm starting to believe Google's approach,
>>> where they smear the leap second over something like a day, might be
>>> one of the better workarounds.
>
> This won't work for a bunch of folks.  Other folks *hate* this approach
> because it means that during this 24-hour period the reported time is
> off by both frequency *and* offset.

WHat problem withsaying that one minute is between 58 and 62 seconds
long (up to 2 leap seconds can be added or removed), and having timers
able to handle 25:59:60 as a valid date ?

-- 
Les simplifications c'est trop compliqué



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