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2017-11-17

2017-11-17 18:07:36 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to 2017c.

3:   # This file is in the public domain.      # This file is generated automatically from the data in the public-domain - # leap-seconds.list file available from most NIST time servers. - # If the URL <ftp://time.nist.gov/pub/leap-seconds.list> does not work, - # you should be able to pick up leap-seconds.list from a secondary NIST server. - # See <http://tf.nist.gov/tf-cgi/servers.cgi> for a list of secondary servers. + # leap-seconds.list file, which is copied from: + # ftp://ftp.nist.gov/pub/time/leap-seconds.list   # For more about leap-seconds.list, please see   # The NTP Timescale and Leap Seconds - # http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/leap.html + # https://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/leap.html      # The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service   # periodically uses leap seconds to keep UTC to within 0.9 s of UT1   # (which measures the true angular orientation of the earth in space); see - # Terry J Quinn, The BIPM and the accurate measure of time, - # Proc IEEE 79, 7 (July 1991), 894-905 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/5.84965>. + # Levine J. Coordinated Universal Time and the leap second. + # URSI Radio Sci Bull. 2016;89(4):30-6. doi:10.23919/URSIRSB.2016.7909995 + # http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7909995/   # There were no leap seconds before 1972, because the official mechanism   # accounting for the discrepancy between atomic time and the earth's rotation   # did not exist until the early 1970s.
58:   Leap 2015 Jun 30 23:59:60 + S   Leap 2016 Dec 31 23:59:60 + S    - # Updated through IERS Bulletin C53 - # File expires on: 28 December 2017 + # Updated through IERS Bulletin C54 + # File expires on: 28 June 2018