[LEAPSECS] stale leap second information

Mark Calabretta mark at calabretta.id.au
Mon Jan 12 09:07:57 EST 2015

On Sun, 11 Jan 2015 23:58:08 -0800
"Tom Van Baak" <tvb at LeapSecond.com> wrote:

> The web is full of incorrect and outdated leap second information and tables. Here's one example:
> Standards of Fundamental Astronomy
> http://www.iausofa.org/2001_0331/Timescales.html
>     Delta(AT) (=TAI-UTC) for a given UTC date.
>     http://www.iausofa.org/2001_0331/sofa/dat.for
>         where we read "Latest leap second:  1999 January 1"

To be fair, and here I declare myself as an ex-member of the SOFA
board, the software is clearly labelled "2001-03-31 release".  That
page is no longer even accessible from the SOFA home page where the
latest release is dated 2014-10-07.

Mark Calabretta

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