[LEAPSECS] An example

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Nov 2 22:52:04 EDT 2010

In message <777400951-1288749388-cardhu_decombobulator_blackberry.rim.net-33140
7599- at bda950.bisx.prod.on.blackberry>, p at 2038bug.com writes:

>Just because we can't immediately see a reason, does not mean that there is

> none. A lot will change in 100 years that even the venerable PHK cannot


So far, astronomers have messed with our timekeeping at least once
every 20 years for the last 200 years, so I do think we have the
necessary agility to fix any problems before they become insurmountable.


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