[LEAPSECS] GPS, iPhone, daylight time in Brazil

M. Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Nov 19 14:50:56 EST 2009

In message: <20091119193503.GU9994 at ucolick.org>
Steve Allen <sla at ucolick.org> writes:

: Note that no leap seconds were required for this booboo:

: An anecdotal description of why it's important to know what time it is,

: and how daylight time can interact with GPS time ...


: http://it.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=1448990&cid=30148314

Ah, the joys of time zones....

My 2G iPhone I guess is a blessing since it doesn't have GPS time :).
Of course, you don't know the exact time with GPS, potentially, for 28
minutes from a cool start too, but at least that's on topic of
leapsecond mailing list :)


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