Joseph M Gwinn gwinn at raytheon.com
Thu Mar 12 11:11:11 EDT 2015


POSIX does not say that UTC has no leaps, it says that POSIX has no UTC
(despite the superficial similarity).

Joe Gwinn

From:	Steve Allen <sla at ucolick.org>
To:	Leap Second Discussion List <leapsecs at leapsecond.com>
Date:	03/12/2015 01:22 AM
Subject:	[LEAPSECS] UTC fails
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On Wed 2015-03-11T11:04:57 -0700, Tom Van Baak hath writ:
> The entire purpose of UTC is to provide a single timescale for all
> human-related activity.

And UTC has failed miserably.  POSIX says UTC has no leaps.

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