System.Time.Clock Design Issues

Benjamin Franksen benjamin.franksen at
Thu Feb 3 18:33:23 EST 2005

On Thursday 03 February 2005 18:42, Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:
> "Udo Stenzel" <u.stenzel at> writes:
> > Therefore, TAI + calendar + (optional) a fixed offset.
> >
> > What am I missing?
> That you don't know the correct offset.
> If a program begins miscalculating the time when it's run 6 months
> after the Haskell compiler it was compiled with was been updated,
> and thus programs compiled using different versions of the compiler
> interpret the same timestamp differently, this makes no sense.

No problem if the leap second table used is a parameter of the conversion.

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