[LEAPSECS] How good could civil timekeeping be?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Feb 15 02:58:06 EST 2008

In message <0802142245.AA26840 at ivan.Harhan.ORG>, Michael Sokolov writes:

>Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:


>> This is the point where the POSIX people shot us in the feet by

>> ignoring leap-seconds.


>Why care about POSIX at all? Why not use a non-POSIX UNIX system then?

Because I live in the real world.

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