[LEAPSECS] What's the point?

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Wed Feb 9 09:55:02 EST 2011

Clive D.W. Feather wrote:

> Rob Seaman said:


>> But you guys continue to reject Steve Allen's zoneinfo option...which represents a system layered on a relatively static timezone DB.


> Because it's completely dumb.

> ...


> Then what about the "rubber second" period of history.

I reserve the right to disagree. The point is that "dumb" is what the "rubber timezone" folks say - and rubber timezones are an order of magnitude more "dumb" than either rubber seconds or zoneinfo-for-leapseconds.


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