ric2b t1_ix33n6a wrote

>Oversimplified: GPS calculates position using precise timestamps transmitted from the satellites. It's completely based around time.

Yes, but it has 0 need for leap second adjustments, it's the relative timestamps between the satellites that matters, not their absolute values. (T1 + 18) - (T2 + 18) is still T1 - T2.

Way to miss the point just to act superior.