[LEAPSECS] Look Before You Leap – The Coming Leap Second and AWS | Hacker News

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue May 19 02:20:09 EDT 2015

In message <DCE2E991-A54D-42AF-98F8-2D5087FBFB9E at leapsecond.com>, Tom Van Baak writes:


So already here the trouble starts:  Google uses a smooth curve for their clock-smearing
and Amazon uses a piecewise linear curve.

I can see reasons for both choices, but I'd probably go with Googles
to avoid the sharp corners.

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