On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 09:15:08AM +0000, David Harper wrote:
>
> When even Sun Microsystems can make this kind of mistake, with all of
> the resources at its disposal, Joe or Jane Programmer working for a
> small company can be forgiven for not being familiar with the arcane
> world of leap seconds. There are, after all, only 102 of us on this
> mailing list :-)

If it were not for two things: Me as a kid listening to WWV for *hours*
over my grandfather's shortwave radio (yeah, I was a weird kid... makes
for a weird adult, too.) and me happening to fall into a job in
interplanetary missions, I'd be blissfully ignorant of the leap seconds
issue, too!


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Randy Kaelber                                        [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Scientific Software Engineer
Mars Space Flight Facility, Department of Geological Sciences
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA

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