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Paul Crawford Silver badge

Re: GPS...

Of course they do - they don't have problems with this by design.

Its only the ground based software that is implemented by folk who (a) don't know what they are doing, and (b) don't test things that cause problems.

Fsck'em - why not have leap seconds +/- every week and occasionally do two in the same direction on consecutive events? That way stuff will be tested and fixed because the code monkeys can't argue "oh it only happens one per 2 years or so".

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