[LEAPSECS] DNS examples
sdaoden at yandex.com
Fri Jan 23 16:33:28 EST 2015
"Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
|In message <20150123123330.llBzYdw5%sdaoden at yandex.com>, Steffen \
|>|Bulletin C is issued whether or not a leap second occasion \
|>|(currently June and December, but could be any month) corresponds \
|>|to an actual leap second. The encoding (as in PHK’s example) \
|>|should be able to represent a positive, negative or absent leap second.
|>That doesn't make sense to me. An absent leap second doesn't
|>change the TAI-UTC drift, so why would you update the record?
|>Shall an announcment be taken back for whatever reason, the old
|>record had to be restored.
|It's the difference between "have not been told that X will happen"
|and "have been told that X will not happen."
Ok, if the RR is meant as a regular distribution service for the
IERS information then that would make absolutely sense to me.
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