[LEAPSECS] one second tolerance

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Wed Feb 9 08:30:44 EST 2011

>> As far as I can tell from a brief look at the document, the accurate

>> timestamp requirement applies to trading data, and they don't trade when

>> there is a DST change or when leap seconds occur.


> Does it say that, or are you guessing?


> DST changes tend to be outside trading hours, but leap seconds happen at

> 16:00 local time in California. And is there no out-of-hours trading?

Having scanned the document, it appears to assume 24/7 trading. For
example, on page 199 it says that an event at 06:00 on Saturday has to be
reported by 08:00 on Tuesday. There's a specific mention of an event at

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