Some articles on style unix clock, unix:
... Commonly a Mills-style Unix clock is implemented with leap second handling not synchronous with the change of the Unix time number ... what happens across a positive leap second non-synchronous Mills-style Unix clock across midnight when a UTC leap second is inserted on 1 January 1999 TAI (1 January 1999) UTC (31 December 1998 to 1 January ... In this type of system the Unix time number violates POSIX around both types of leap second ...
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“Whoever considers morality the main objective of human existence, seems to me like a person who defines the purpose of a clock as not going wrong. The first objective for a clock, is, however, that it does run; not going wrong is an additional regulative function. If not a watchs greatest accomplishment were not going wrong, unwound watches might be the best.”
—Franz Grillparzer (17911872)
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