[tz] NIST leap-second file not yet updated

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue Feb 16 11:22:10 UTC 2016

Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:
> The NIST file doesn't contain a copyright information, neither. So where
> does the idea come from that the NIST file is in the public domain, but
> the IERS file isn't?

I believe works funded by the US federal government are public domain by

The easy solution to this problem is for the TZ project to produce its own
list of leap seconds rather than distributing someone else's.

f.anthony.n.finch  <dot at dotat.at>  http://dotat.at/
German Bight, Humber, Thames, Dover, Wight, Portland, Plymouth: Variable 4,
becoming south or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later except in Dover.
Slight or moderate, occasionally rough except in Thames, Dover and Wight.
Isolated wintry showers, rain later in Plymouth. Good, occasionally moderate.

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