[LEAPSECS] Bloomberg announced its smear

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Sep 24 18:04:55 EDT 2016

In message <CANCZdfpMoz25RVTg1prNrtM+vWMj4cJAdWaq4P9aMenQuVuVBg at mail.gmail.com>, Warner Losh writes:

>I tend to view smearing as a repudiation of the concept of leap


Rubber-seconds and smearing is quite literally ways to sweep
leapseconds under the rug where hopefully nobody will notice them.

It is just about as far from an endorsement of leapseconds as one
can possibly be.

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