On Tue, 6 Dec 2005, Steve Allen wrote: > Finally we begin to see folks stand up and identify their systems > as having abysmally failed to implement the UTC standard. > > http://www.acrelectronics.com/alerts/leap.htm > > In particular, see their technical bulletin > http://www.acrelectronics.com/alerts/Technical%20Bulletin%202005-12%20_Leap-Second_%20V1_1.pdf > > They indicate that one must physically disconnect the unit in order to > get it to work after the leap second.
I hardly understand how it is reasonably possible to use a GPS-derived UTC without taking into account the leap second information from the GPS navigation message. Unless the unit gets the UTC-GPS offset from the receiver just once at hardboot time and then forget about leap secs... Puzzling. -- Francois Meyer Tel : (+33) 3 81 66 69 27 Fax : 3 81 66 69 44 Observatoire de Besancon - BP1615 - 25010 Besancon cedex - FRANCE **** Université de Franche-Comté ****** CNRS UMR 6091 *****