[LEAPSECS] POSIX and C (Was: Re: ISO Influence)
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Dec 19 12:32:30 EST 2010
In message <3436C6B7-34E7-425C-BF0A-6328803514E1 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writ
>On 2010 Dec 19, at 08:58, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> Are you seriously suggesting that DCF77 and WWVB should not
>> transmit the time people expect to see on their clocks ?
>Those clocks already have timezone adjustments, [...]
I will not claim to know what WWVB clocks can, but I have yet to
see a DCF77 clock with a timezone feature.
>2) upgrade (discard & replace) the old versions with newer ones
>that know about not just hour-offsets but leap-second-offsets
>as the equipment cycle permits
Where would they get their leap-second-offset from ?
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