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‘Leap Second’ Bug Wreaks Havoc Across Web
Jul-01 2012 / 15:22 EDT

‘Leap Second’ Bug Wreaks Havoc Across Web via @zite:

Reddit, Mozilla, and possibly many other web outfits experienced brief technical problems on Saturday evening, when software underpinning their online operations choked on the “leap second” that was added to the world’s atomic clocks.

On Saturday, at midnight Greenwich Mean Time, as June turned into July, the Earth’s official time keepers held their clocks back by a single second in order to keep them in sync with the planet’s daily rotation, and according to reports from ac...

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http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/07/leap-second-bug-wreaks-havoc-with-java-linux/




  
 

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