Ken Pizzini wrote on 2003-01-30 06:06 UTC:
> On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 07:04:23PM +0000, Markus Kuhn wrote:
> > Who really needs to maintain a full list of leap seconds and for what
> > application exactly?
> If a file storage system stores timestamps as "SI seconds since
> some epoch",

As I noted earlier, de facto and "de jure" (meaning POSIX.1:1996,
section, any real world Unix file system (and that's where
the term "seconds since the epoch" comes from in this context) uses a
timestamp that counts "non-leap seconds since the epoch".


Markus Kuhn, Computer Lab, Univ of Cambridge, GB | __oo_O..O_oo__

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