leap seconds [forwarded with permission from wollman at uvm-gen.emba.uvm.edu]
Arthur David Olson
Mon Feb 7 19:45:21 UTC 1994
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> Subject: Re: timezone servers
> Newsgroups: comp.protocols.time.ntp
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> Organization: University of Vermont, EMBA Computer Facility
> ...According to the bulletins that I've seen, |TAI-UTC| is about
> 28 seconds now. However, the leapseconds file only lists 19 steps.
> This is probably due to the fact that the first step was 10 seconds,
> not just 1. Is there an easy way to fix this, so my users who use NTP
> don't complain about their clocks being nine seconds off?
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