In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Brian Garrett writes: >And you've gotta love the interpretation of UTC as "Universal Time Code" in >the Canadian report. If they don't understand what UTC is, or at the very >least understand that their users are going to be confused by their >misleading use of the acronym, it's hardly a surprise that a leap second is >going to pull the rug off their code and expose the bugs they've swept >underneath it.
Some of us have been trying to drive this point though for some time: 99.99% of all programmers have no idea what a leap-second is. And these are the people who program the technology that runs our civilization. Think about it next time you press a button. -- Poul-Henning Kamp | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20 [EMAIL PROTECTED] | TCP/IP since RFC 956 FreeBSD committer | BSD since 4.3-tahoe Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.