BSD sleep

Michael Sierchio kudzu at
Wed May 29 04:59:37 UTC 2013

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 4:45 PM, Joshua Isom <jrisom at> wrote:

> You think it's trivial until you read this:
> programmers-believe-about-time<>
Some days have 86400 seconds, some have 86401.  There is a provision for
two leap seconds to be applied at once, but that hasn't ever happened.
 Still, a truly correct clock, set to UTC, might someday read


How many seconds did that hour have?

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