System.Time.Clock Design Issues

Keean Schupke k.schupke at
Thu Feb 3 08:23:27 EST 2005

Ashley Yakeley wrote:

>In summary:
>Using TAI with a limited leap-second table is trading a simple kind of 
>brokenness (all leap seconds) for a complicated kind (future leap 
>seconds after some date).
>Getting rid of it all and using CalendarTime means slower clock 
>retrieval and calculations as well as time-zone uncertainty.
>What would you recommend?
I dont see why a calinder time is slower... UTC would be just another 
instance of the
Calendar class, and you can use specialised fast instances to do the 
calculations (call
a C library)


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