[LEAPSECS] Leap Sec vs Y2K

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Dec 11 19:18:23 EST 2010

In message <1292109115.24926.42.camel at localhost>, Paul Sheer writes:

>On Sat, 2010-12-11 at 22:35 +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

>> But that does not allow us to ignore the servers which are

>> synchronized and which need to be synchronized to work.


>I disagree. It very much allows us to ignore those servers

>from a standards point of view.

Which bit of "need" don't you understand ?

Are you happy with the ATC servers used to land your plane being
"within some minutes" of each other ?

I didn't think so...

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