Time Libraries Rough Draft

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Fri Feb 11 05:23:22 EST 2005

On 11 February 2005 10:11, Seth Kurtzberg wrote:

> The problem is that it has been stated several times on this thread
> that there will be no leap second table, nor a way to use one.  If
> that's not correct, then there is no problem.  

I think you've misunderstood.  The plan was never to get rid of TAI
altogether; the discussion has been about whether getCurrentTime should
return TAI or something UTC-based.

In case you missed it, here's Ashley's latest proposal, which includes
full support for TAI and leap second tables:



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