RFC: Time Library 0.1
dot at dotat.at
Tue Jul 5 06:48:00 EDT 2005
Ashley Yakeley <ashley at semantic.org> writes:
> Please take a look at a first attempt at writing a replacement for the
> standard time library.
Is midnight 00:00 or 24:00?
I think that pretending to support UT1 and TAI on most computers is too
much of a fiction to be justifiable in a library of this kind. The vast
majority of programs don't need absolute time to sub-second accuracy, and
the vast majority of operating systems can't even support UTC leap seconds
correctly. Time specialists do need this stuff, but they'll have their own
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