[LEAPSECS] Coming of age in the solar system
p at 2038bug.com
Sat Sep 4 07:44:22 EDT 2010
> Of course, it would be cheaper for the software folks to never have to
> worry about it again. That would also make them predictable.
The software industry doesn't know or care about leap seconds.
The whole time issue is universally dealt with using a single
line in all installation manuals:
"We recommend customers install NTP."
The few specialized applications that need to worry about leap
seconds have long since worked around the problem.
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