[LEAPSECS] ISO Influence

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Sat Dec 18 21:43:04 EST 2010

From: Greg Hennessy <greg.hennessy at cox.net>
Subject: Re: [LEAPSECS] ISO Influence
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2010 19:49:17 -0500

> UTC has leapseconds. If computing doesn't have leap seconds

> presently, then I would say that computing doesn't have UTC.

time_t, which is how POSIX computers tick time, is aligned to UTC,
nominally, but doesn't have leap seconds.

in effect, computers don't have leap seconds.


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