System.Time.Clock Design Issues

Ashley Yakeley ashley at
Tue Feb 8 05:50:56 EST 2005

In article <42088CBB.9040801 at>, Seth Kurtzberg <seth at> 

> The general idea is that TAI time is accompanied by a value which is the 
> current difference between TAI and UTC.  That in itself is interesting, 
> but more interesting is the fact that it can go both forwards and 
> backwards without a leap second table.

We have no way of finding out what this value is. The system clock only 
gives us UTC.

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA

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