[LEAPSECS] POSIX and C (Was: Re: ISO Influence)

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Dec 25 15:03:56 EST 2010

In message <B286BD97-C6B4-4EEF-8714-5C46F7A152FB at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>On Dec 25, 2010, at 10:07 AM, Ian Batten wrote:


>Which is why the international civil timekeeping standard should

>be tied to physical reality.

1. There is no "international civil timekeeping", civil timekeeping
is a national legislative matter.

2. Nobody but the respective legal entities can decide what it should
be tied to.

3. As we all have seen amply documented.


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