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Greg Hennessy greg.hennessy at cox.net
Tue May 19 19:12:29 EDT 2015

On 05/19/2015 12:05 PM, Warner Losh wrote:
> 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?

Because POSIX requires you to pretend leap seconds don't exit.

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