[LEAPSECS] W1K GPS rollover for some time servers

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Sun May 3 22:07:44 EDT 2015

On Mon 2015-05-04T02:01:15 +0000, Alex Currant via LEAPSECS hath writ:
> The point is that any complication is a potential source of
> programming errors, and any potential source will eventually lead to
> problems in predictable and unpredictable ways. The W1K problem is
> one example.  Leap seconds are another.

And as Boeing has just revealed about the 787, counting past 2**31
centiseconds is another.  Bugs will always happen.

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