[LEAPSECS] No leapseconds on trains

Paul J. Ste. Marie paul_j at ste-marie.org
Thu Nov 17 15:59:19 EST 2011

On 11/17/2011 7:10 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp allegedly wrote:

> Well, same situation as UNIX, Windows and pretty much any other

> operating system in the world.

Mainframe OS's (MVS, etc) handle leapseconds perfectly well. The system
clock counts true seconds (actually some fraction thereof) and the time
formatting routines apply the leap seconds when converting to hours &


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