zoneinfo-right; leap seconds

Alex LIVINGSTON alex at
Thu May 28 23:16:07 UTC 1998

>   From: "Olson, Arthur David" <OLSONA at>
>   Date: Tue, 26 May 1998 12:10:43 -0400
>   might a name more neutral than "zoneinfo-right" be better?
>One possible alternative is "zoneinfo-leaps".  This would be a bit
>clearer than "-right".  (The POSIX.1 limit on name length is 14 chars, alas.)

I guess I've left it too long to reply to this now, but perhaps for next time:

How about "zoneinfo-lsecs", "zoneinfo-lpsec", or "zoneinfo-lpscs", so that
there can be no doubt what kind of "leaps" are being referred to?

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