[time-nuts] Leap seconds now showing on GPS satellites

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Feb 11 18:58:19 UTC 2012

In message <34D15475EDD248D49D30FD70F9D927E4 at pc52>, "Tom Van Baak" writes:

>What most applications only want to know is "leap second pending
>this month". Some applications need to know is "leap second
>pending in future month X".

Actually, there is a very important application that wants to know
as far in advance as possible: the "Tell the humans" application.

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