[LEAPSECS] Actual versus legal duration makes programming hard

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Jun 2 02:58:24 EDT 2015

In message <20150602065310.GA11388 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:
>On Tue 2015-06-02T06:38:46 +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp hath writ:
>> UTC is very much a technical standard, written to solve the problem
>> of "what time did it happen" in international (and thus political)
>> relations.
>That degrades the work of IETF and every other organization that
>requires two interoperable implementations before they approve a

That is not even wrong.

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