2012-06-30 Leap Second

Quote of the day:

“There should be no noticeable affect or inconvenience on computers or any other technology that requires precise timekeeping because they adjust for these leap seconds”

AP Quoting [Daniel] Gambis [Director of the IERS].

(See for instance: The Inquirer)

NTP lossage

This is a plot of the status of the NTP partners of gps.dix.dk.

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The X-axis is in arbitrary units of approx 5 seconds.

In total 10% of the clients started sending timestamps which indicated that they were not inside the +/- 128msec NTP spec.

Notable Twitter messages

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The first hour on Twitter:

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