Man page of DateTime::LeapSecond
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DateTime::LeapSecond - leap seconds table and utilities
print "Leap seconds between years 1990 and 2000 are ";
print Date::Leapsecond::leap_seconds( $utc_rd_2000 ) -
Date::Leapsecond::leap_seconds( $utc_rd_1990 );
This module is used to calculate leap seconds for a given Rata Die
day. It is used when DateTime.pm cannot compile the XS version of
This library is known to be accurate for dates until december 2005.
There are no leap seconds before 1972, because that's the year this
system was implemented.
leap_seconds( $rd )
Returns the number of accumulated leap seconds for a given day,
in the range 0 .. 22.
extra_seconds( $rd )
Returns the number of leap seconds for a given day,
in the range -2 .. 2.
day_length( $rd )
Returns the number of seconds for a given day,
in the range 86398 .. 86402.
Flavio Soibelmann Glock, <[email protected]>
Copyright (c) 2003 Flavio Soibelmann Glock. Copyright (c) 2004-2006
David Rolsky. All rights reserved. This program is free software;
you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl
The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included
with this module.
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