IERS ponders reverse leapsecond...

Matthew Kaufman matthew at
Mon Aug 8 22:49:30 UTC 2022

On Wed, Aug 3, 2022 at 9:22 AM Jay R. Ashworth <jra at> wrote:

> Occurs to me that "the last second of today" is approximately a million
> times
> more likely as a scheduling target than "the next to last second"; they
> should
> drop 23:59:5*8* instead.

You’re probably one of those folks who wonders why all the default Unix
daily cron jobs were at 2 AM (which breaks twice a year) and not, say, 4
AM, too.

I certainly am.


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