[LEAPSECS] Rubber seconds
ghane0 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 21:36:06 EST 2012
On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 06:54, Ask Bjørn Hansen <ask at develooper.com> wrote:
> On Jan 25, 2012, at 1:05, Michael Sokolov wrote:
> > I vigorously advocate only the general idea of rubberization. The
> > exact mode of rubberization is up to each individual implementor in
> > practice.
> Why do we even try coordinating our clock-ticking if that's okay?
> > Alice and Bob may choose two different rubberization schemes, but the
> > magnitude of the difference between their clock readings can't exceed
> > 1 s at any point.
> How should public NTP servers behave during the leap second period if
> there's no agreed upon "rubberization scheme"?
Background that may be helpful: Ask runs/coordinates the
pool.ntp.orginfrastructure, providing NTP to the masses.
+65 98551208 http://www.linkedin.com/in/ghane
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