[time-nuts] FW: Bulletin C number 30

Magnus Danielson cfmd at bredband.net
Mon Jul 4 14:16:27 EDT 2005

From: "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] FW: Bulletin C number 30 
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2005 20:09:26 +0200
Message-ID: <30913.1120500566 at phk.freebsd.dk>

Hej Poul-Henning,

> In message <E1DpRhd-0000xo-4o at febo.com>, "Doug Hogarth" writes:
> >We are finally going to have a leap second again (first one since I bought
> >my 5071A over five years ago)... 
> It also means that the attempt to prevent leapseconds before they
> do more damage failed...

Would the alternative be much better?

> It even means we get to see how much damage they'll make...

Considering how "off" some systems are in time, a leapsecond more or less will
not make much of a difference.


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