[LEAPSECS] any other parties?
msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG
Mon Jul 9 13:20:03 EDT 2012
Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> 4 is used to paper over the leap second, but the number of stupid apps out
> there is quite large,
Not stupid, but designed for GMT rather than UTC. GMT doesn't have
leap seconds, it is scalar (real number, not broken down struct),
continuous and monotonically increasing, but its rate is slightly
variable and unpredictable with respect to TT, very much like a
smeared leap second.
> so this actually is viable for a shockingly large class of users.
Such as me. But not you, I gather.
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