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

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Sun Jan 18 23:06:05 UTC 2015

On 2015-01-18, Mike S <mikes at flatsurface.com> wrote:
> On 1/14/2015 3:50 AM, Rob wrote:
>> No, it is the inadvertent decision to use UTC as a monotonic clock that
>> causes the trouble.
> UTC is monotonic. It is POSIX time which has discontinuities when it 
> tries to represent UTC.

TAI is monotonic and continuous. UTC thus cannot be. 

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