[LEAPSECS] How you know you're having an effect (was Re: ...)

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Sat Jan 1 12:38:15 EST 2011

On 31 Dec 2010, at 20:37, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:


> at best any standard we come up with today that keeps things in sync will only last 1500 years or so.

Actually, based on Steve Allen's table it looks like using time zone adjustments to keep civil time in sync will work for thousands of years. We'll probably hit the Y10K problem before we need to add a digit to the TZ offset field.


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