[LEAPSECS] Testing computer leap-second handling

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue Jul 10 03:12:06 EDT 2012

On 9 Jul 2012, at 19:07, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:


> (2) Push for a relaxation of DUT1 < 1s so we could reach a 10 year time horizon, or possibly beyond.

The difficulty with this is that it breaks several standard time sync protocols, including MSF and the telephone time protocol. But not DCF77 which doesn't send DUT1, and not WWVB which can represent 1.5s of difference.

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