[LEAPSECS] Accountability for failures and broken promises

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Sun Jul 1 14:59:34 EDT 2012

On 2012 Jul 1, at 11:26, Gerard Ashton wrote:

> If a merchant sells produce sells lettuce by mass and gets caught the

> merchant will be fined, the scale will be seized, or both.

Did Microsoft pay a fine in March after Windows Azure failed because
they had not properly implemented the decree of Emperor Julius?

"The sky is falling!"
"Bugs happen."

"Leap seconds are hard, let's go shopping."
"Potential fix for leapsecond caused futex related load spikes"

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