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Systems to crash world wide as clocks reset

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Systems to crash world wide as clocks reset

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11706014/Clocks-to-read-115960-tonight-as-time-...
It's happened before when a leap second is added to the atomic clock  Huh
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last time........ there were problems with the Linux operating system


Something the Linux  "windows bashers" will keep quiet about    Grin Grin Grin Grin
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a leap second is added to the atomic clock  Huh

What??!! The banks are now devaluing time by printing extra seconds?  Whatever next? Is this Government plot to delay the payment of pensions? A saving of £3488 of public expenditure
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This could bring the Greek economy tumbling Wink
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Something the Linux  "windows bashers" will keep quiet about    Grin Grin Grin Grin

Well I doubt there will be any issues on ANY Linux systems, this has been known about for a while, and unlike the Y2K nonsense it is not a big deal.
It last happened in 2012.
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“The year 2015 will have an extra second — which could wreak havoc on the infrastructure powering the Internet,” according to one national newspaper. The operative word here is “could.” Its translation is: “probably won’t.”
Others reckon the leap second is dangerous and will rattle the internet.
If this all smacks of a manufactured, Daily Mail style panic of the sky-is-falling proportions to send you running for central Montana with a high-power telescopic rifle and a large tin of baked beans, then you’re right – it is. Analogies have been drawn with Y2K, which doesn't exactly help the scaremongers' case.

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..could bring the Greek economy tumbling Wink

what Greek economy?
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Re: Systems to crash world wide as clocks reset

The winner being the one who cheats the most, pays most bribes and least taxes.
Call me 'w23'
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People pay taxes in Greece?  Shocked Shocked
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@ AndyH..... only when they are coming from the bank and going home.......    Roll eyes    ( think about it ! ! !  Cheesy )
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Well my system carried on running  Smiley
If the banks claim they crashed when running systems that are meant to be better than Win7 then i will be shocked!
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My computer is 7 seconds slow Cry
It's ok, I've updated it from Internet Time Cool
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