[LEAPSECS] An example

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Nov 2 20:33:56 EDT 2010

In message <20101103001404.22295.qmail at protonet.co.za>, p at 2038bug.com writes:

>> Leap seconds carry no discernible benefit to non-astronomers so

>> even if they were trivial to code correctly, they would not be

>> worth it.


>What about benefits that we are unable to yet discern?

Like ?

Is this some sort of "If leap seconds have a benefit but notbody
notices, do we care ?" kind of riddle ?


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