[Rd] Buglet in handling times in R-3.5.1

Russell, George g@ru@@ell @ending from eo@-@olution@@com
Tue Oct 9 16:56:17 CEST 2018

Dear R developers,

I have found a minute bug in R-3.5.1 (Windows version), about how times not an exact number of seconds are displayed.
> as.POSIXct("1969-01-01 01:00")+0.3
[1] "1969-01-01 01:00:01 CET"
> as.POSIXct("1970-01-01 01:00")+0.3
[1] "1970-01-01 01:00:00 CET"

So for 1969, adding 0.3 of a second means you round UP, for 1970 you round DOWN. But I think it should be consistent.

At the end of this message I have put the usual version information.

Thanks for all your help and for your work on this wonderful product.

> R.version
platform       x86_64-w64-mingw32
arch           x86_64
os             mingw32
system         x86_64, mingw32
major          3
minor          5.1
year           2018
month          07
day            02
svn rev        74947
language       R
version.string R version 3.5.1 (2018-07-02)
nickname       Feather Spray

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