svn commit: r51243 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/leap-seconds

Guangyuan Yang ygy at
Thu Nov 30 14:49:55 UTC 2017

Author: ygy
Date: Thu Nov 30 14:49:53 2017
New Revision: 51243

  Improve the description of leap seconds in the article.
  PR:		221037
  Reviewed by:	imp, phk


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/leap-seconds/article.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/leap-seconds/article.xml	Thu Nov 30 11:41:28 2017	(r51242)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/leap-seconds/article.xml	Thu Nov 30 14:49:53 2017	(r51243)
@@ -15,8 +15,9 @@
   <sect1 xml:id="leapseconds-definition">
-    <para>A <emphasis>leap second</emphasis> is an ad-hoc one-second
-      correction to synchronize atomic timescales with Earth rotation.
+    <para>A <emphasis>leap second</emphasis> is an one second
+      adjustment made at specific times of year to UTC to synchronize
+      atomic time scales with variations in the rotation of the Earth.
       This article describes how &os; interacts with leap

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