[LEAPSECS] Hetzner mail to customers: 1 megawatt more power due to leap second

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Fri Jul 6 07:30:26 EDT 2012

Michael Spacefalcon <msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG> wrote:


> But GMT is not directly observable and is not available in real time for

> NTP-like steering, hence we need a synthetic timescale that is

> synthesized from broadcast atomic time, but behaves like GMT, i.e., is

> rubbery rather than leapy. A standardized, widely recognized and

> adopted scheme for converting leap seconds to rubber seconds is what we

> need.

How about IERS Buletin A?

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