zoneinfo-right; leap seconds

John Cowan cowan at
Tue May 26 17:24:52 UTC 1998

Olson, Arthur David wrote:

> [M]ight a name more neutral than "zoneinfo-right" be better?
> (I'm mindful of our past experience with "Pacific-New"; I don't want to
> unnecessarily tempt folks to replace "zoneinfo" with "zoneinfo-right".)

A fine idea!

I propose the use of "zoneinfo-iers".  The IERS, or International
Earth Rotation Service, , is the agency
which decides when to insert leap seconds.

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