[TUHS] Leap Second

Michael Kjörling michael at kjorling.se
Sat Dec 24 09:19:35 AEST 2016

On 24 Dec 2016 10:08 +1100, from dave at horsfall.org (Dave Horsfall):
> Let me be the first to say that the International Earth Rotation Service 
> has announced that there will be a Leap Second inserted at 23:59:59 UTC on 
> the 31st December,

I told a coworker about leap seconds the other day, in the middle of
discussing software that doesn't understand 24:00:00 as a time of day.
For a while, I believe he thought that I was pulling a prank on him.

Michael Kjörling • https://michael.kjorling.semichael at kjorling.se
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