Recently, I was working on a research topic for Red Hat Insights which is a hosted service designed to help people proactively identify and resolve technical issues of Red Hat products. During that time a Chinese romantic comedy film; “I Belonged to You” was released. On hearing the name, I thought to myself, “that title couldn’t be any better for this post”. Just like the film goes, “I’m only a passerby in your world”. So did the leap second! And soon another leap second is coming – let’s cherish it this time. These little moments in time can be incredibly challenging, and also incredibly interesting. But, before we start talking about leap seconds, let’s introduce some background about time itself.
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