[time-nuts] GPS Leap Second

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Aug 5 08:35:50 EDT 2005

In message <42F35B1E.6000704 at jimking.net>, Jim King writes:

>On the other hand, I'm still wondering if the data itself is correct.  
>It looks like @@Gj is saying that the leap second will occur on Jan. 1 
>at 00:00:00.  Is that the correct thing for this message to indicate for 
>a leap second that will occur on Dec. 31 at 23:59:60?  Perhaps the @@Gj 
>message really means "the leap second is inserted before this 
>date/time"?  The Motorola documentation that I have is unclear on this 

Yeah, it would have been nice with more doc on this.

I guess we just have to use the "happens right before" interpretation :-)

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