Hmmm... at least backwards leap-seconds are fixed. Handling leap-
seconds for all time requires net access or frequent software
updates, but a single block of 32 comparisons handles everything up
to A.D. 2000.
On Aug 16, 2005, at 9:24 AM, Dave Rolsky wrote:
On Mon, 15 Aug 2005, Larry Wall wrote:
But the best part is that if we abandon UTC leap seconds for civil
we don't have to remember leap seconds going forward, only
So you want to take on the (very irritating, I tell you) burden of
leap seconds going _backwards_ but not going forwards?
But that's in contrast to your saying that the epoch would be
December 31, 1999 at 23:59:29.0 UTC. Or did I misread your earlier
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