[LEAPSECS] Schedule for success

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Dec 30 08:26:21 EST 2008

In message <4959D539.9250.F80A007 at dan.tobias.name>, "Daniel R. Tobias" writes:

>On 30 Dec 2008 at 12:36, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:


>> The most important document in this respect is POSIX btw.


>That's a kind of geek-centrism on your part to elevate a computer

>technical standard over all the millennia of legislation and cultural

>practices regarding timekeeping... I'm pretty geeky myself, but I

>still find it to be putting the cart before the horse.

Yes, it is geekcentric view, and that is because it is the geeks
who have the trouble with the leap seconds, everybody else just
ignores them.

You upset the smooth running of the intertubes at your own peril...


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