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Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Tue May 19 14:11:35 EDT 2015

Warner Losh said:
> One has to wonder, though. UTC is the standard. Why do we need another
> standard to subvert the original standard if the original standard were easy
> to implement correctly? Surely the existence of these ?smeared? timescales
> points to a fundamental flaw in the method we?ve chosen to keep atomic and
> solar time in sync? 

I think the problem is conflicting standards.  POSIX doesn't agree with UTC.

Are there any examples of buggy standards with a huge installed base getting 

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