[LEAPSECS] Coming of age in the solar system

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Mon Sep 6 05:50:55 EDT 2010

On 5 Sep 2010, at 23:39, Steve Allen <sla at ucolick.org> wrote:


> It seems to me that the notion of "atomic days" in time_t which differ

> from civil time is not any more cumbersome than the problems

> encountered by programs which don't take care to note the 23 hour

> civil day and the 25 hour civil day.

There is a lot of software that depends on the simple arithmetic relationship between time_t and broken-down zulu time.

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