[LEAPSECS] any other parties?
zefram at fysh.org
Sun Jul 8 16:19:35 EDT 2012
Keith Winstein wrote:
>Around MIT we have a tradition of trying to do a "shot" of alcohol
>exactly within the leap second.
That certainly addresses the problem of what kind of celebration can
actually fit into a single second. All I did during the second was
to send a mail message (to this list, accurately timestamped), which
isn't very celebratory. A friend of mine has suggested that one should
celebrate a leap second the NTP/Unix way, by repeating whatever one did
in the previous second (e.g., stutter if speaking), but I don't think
he's ever actually tried it.
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