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Mandar Khire
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A leap second is a one-second adjustment that keeps broadcast standards for time of day close to mean Solar time.
So
2008 Will Be Just a Second Longer
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What java rancher think about that?


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Joanne Neal
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Originally posted by Mandar Khire:

2008 Will Be Just a Second Longer


A second longer than what ?


Joanne
Mike Simmons
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Than a standard leap year, I imagine.
marc weber
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Originally posted by Mandar Khire:
...What java rancher think about that?

I think I've already used more than one second thinking about what to do with that extra second.


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Bert Bates
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so I could squeeze in just one more compile...

or...

Party!


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Mark Spritzler
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Originally posted by Bert Bates:
so I could squeeze in just one more compile...

or...

Party!



OK, I now know what I want to do with my extra second. I want to see Bert party!!!.

Mark


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