Possible abuse from fetching the leap second file
kurt at roeckx.be
Mon Aug 15 15:44:36 UTC 2016
On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 11:14:10AM -0400, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> Mark Atwood <fallenpegasus at gmail.com>:
> > Let's do that! Hal, others, do you happen to have copies of all the past
> > leap files, so we can synthesize a git history for it?
> We don't need all the past leap files. The data is only ever modified by
> appending a line.
There is also at least a timestamp until when it's valid updated.
It also contains a hash sum. They have actually changed the text
over the years.
You can at least get a short history at:
If you want to contact the NIST people, there is actually a
contact address in the file.
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