[LEAPSECS] Crunching Bulletin B numbers (POSIX time)

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Tue Feb 22 19:35:00 EST 2011

On Wed 2011-02-23T00:20:17 +0000, Tony Finch hath writ:

> You forgot to audit all the software to ensure that all code that

> does time calculations uses your hacked TZ library. Java includes an

> independent implementation, for example.

The ability of differently-updated versions of java virtual machines,
or other language environments, running programs on the same physical
machine to produce local times which differ by an hour is not an
argument for nor against leap seconds.

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