irrational fears of leap seconds

D. J. Bernstein djb at
Fri Oct 9 19:39:20 UTC 1998

Markus Kuhn writes:
> you need a (partial) leap second table each time
> you want to convert to a broken down time,

Leap seconds have been part of the definition of local time since 1972.
Why do you find them more frightening than Daylight Savings Time and the
Gregorian calendar?

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