Proposal for new ISO C 9x time API

John Cowan cowan at
Fri Oct 2 15:51:05 UTC 1998

Antoine Leca wrote:

> Clearly, if you use a TIME_TAI value stored in struct xtime, you
> should not use fractional specifiers for strfxtime, because the
> result might be wrong if the corresponding period of time in
> the UTC scale include a leap second.

Do the concepts of minutes, hours, days, etc. really make sense
for TAI?

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