[LEAPSECS] LEAPSECS Digest, Vol 82, Issue 6

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Aug 10 14:13:12 EDT 2013

In message <A01D76E2-0C7C-46D8-B09B-02ECBC8095D6 at agi.com>, "Finkleman, Dave" wr

>However, things now broken do not depend on the leap second whereas

>those that have implemented it correctly obviously do.

No, there are three classes of systems:

1. Those which ignore leapseconds
2. Those which handle the leapseconds
3. Those which depend on leapseconds

Estimated ratios: 10,000,000 : 1,000 : 1

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