[tz] An outline of a possible solution for sensible leap-second support.

John Haxby john.haxby at oracle.com
Sun Feb 15 21:47:48 UTC 2015

> On 15 Feb 2015, at 14:12, random832 at fastmail.us wrote:
> Also, general question: is there any standard on how leap seconds are to
> be handled in timezones that have an offset that is not a multiple of
> one whole minute? What does tzcode do now?

Leap seconds are inserted or deleted at midnight UTC at the end of March, June, September or December with at least three months notice.  So a leap second could be inserted or deleted at about lunchtime in New Zealand or 5.30am in India.

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