[buug] the 24 hour day, and even missing days [Re: UTC, or not to UTC (Unix/Linux/BSD/etc. system default "local" system time)]

Tony Godshall togo at of.net
Thu Jan 19 17:14:19 PST 2012

> ... Don't forget that with UTC you're guaranteed a 24 hour day.  ...

Well, there will be a leap second or two later this year...

Also with UTC you are guaranteed you won't have a whole day lost or
gained.  Samoa skipped a day last month[1]- I'll bet Samoan sysadmins
are UTC proponents.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Date_Line#Samoan_Islands_and_Tokelau

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