[time-nuts] [Fwd: GPS 256 week rollover may be causing problems for some GPS receivers]

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Jun 19 16:41:20 EDT 2009

In message <20090619.143448.2102305600.imp at bsdimp.com>, "M. Warner Losh" writes
>In message: <4A3BF553.20205 at rubidium.dyndns.org>
>            Magnus Danielson <magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org> writes:
>: Have any of you seen the reported problems?
>"These counts started at 0 roughly at midnight UTC 6 Jan 1980"
>What does "roughly" mean here in this context?

That the we have leap seconds.


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