[LEAPSECS] the DNS idea is old

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Apr 9 03:25:11 EDT 2015

Just setting the record straight:  I was not the first person to think
of using IPv4 addresses via DNS as a leap-second communication mechanism:


Dated 2002-04-24.

However, I do think my inclusion of a CRC-8 sum is a significant improvement.

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