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pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/leapseconds:1: - # @(#)leapseconds 8.7 + # <pre> + # @(#)leapseconds 8.8 + # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of + # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.      # Allowance for leapseconds added to each timezone file.      # The International Earth Rotation 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.   # There were no leap seconds before 1972, because the official mechanism   # accounting for the discrepancy between atomic time and the earth's rotation