F-ckin Leap Seconds, how do they work?

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue Jul 3 11:06:15 UTC 2012

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang.rupprecht at gmail.com> wrote:

> I wonder why the system's internal time isn't run that way.

For compatibility with software that does time calculations without using
the crappy libc time API.

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