[Datetime-SIG] Calendar vs timespan calculations...
lrekucki at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 22:42:01 CEST 2015
On 2 August 2015 at 22:34, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> On 08/02/2015 01:26 PM, Łukasz Rekucki wrote:
>> Most times you need leap seconds, is to ignore them (as Tim described
>> in his trading stock example). Adding support to a single programming
>> language and fixing it every application, won't make the world better.
>> Instead, you can use UTC-SLS or do what Google did.
> You mean to shut down the markets around the time of the leap second? Or
> risk other systems shut down for hours?
I didn't hear about *Google* shutting down for hours. I do believe the
leap second problem can be solved on a OS-level instead of having to
fix all applications in the world.
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