[LEAPSECS] system engineering best practices

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Aug 10 16:02:34 EDT 2013

In message <52069AE4.7030803 at cox.net>, Greg Hennessy writes:


>> Leapseconds are just one of many factors. For instance, the far more massive

>> impact on Amazon of the nearly concurrent electrical storm:


>Now now, I'm sure Poul will be glad to work to eliminate electrical

>storms just as much as he is willing to work to get rid of leap seconds. :)

Yes, if electrical storms were caused by a bunch of weirdo astronomers
who insisted on their God Given Right to schedule electrical storms
whenever it fit their world-view, I would certainly work to abolish
them too.

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