[LEAPSECS] leap smear
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Mon Sep 19 06:27:56 EDT 2011
Joe Gwinn <joegwinn at comcast.net> wrote:
> Yes. As defined, POSIX time is in effect a form of TAI, differing by a
> constant offset, but this is nowhere stated.
That's because what you say is wrong. The offset between TAI and time_t
steps when there is a leap second just like UTC, but time_t has no way to
represent a leap second.
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