[time-nuts] A Time-Nut's Worst Nightmare

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat May 11 10:08:42 EDT 2013

In message <CANX10hC5nJ9OYW5zAJ89MWEbScYpHDHrN-DOBUxXkNFWcv7ijw at mail.gmail.com>
, David Kirkby writes:

>Despite the claims it keeps accurate time, clearly it is not true as
>the second hand moves only when it ticks, rather than once per second.

Many clocks don't have second hands, yet they keep accurate time.

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