Time Libraries Rough Draft

Ashley Yakeley ashley at semantic.org
Sat Feb 12 08:24:08 EST 2005

In article <420C875F.9070704 at cql.com>, Seth Kurtzberg <seth at cql.com> 

> I want to compute the correct interval between two timestamps.  I guess 
> I not only don't see why it's impossible, I don't even see why it is 
> difficult.

If these are TAI timestamps, then we can. If they are UTC timestamps, 
then we cannot in general, because we have no way of knowing whether or 
not there was an intervening leap-second.

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA

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