Re: [LEAPSECS] UTC is doomed

From: Ed Davies <>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 16:14:33 +0100

Steve Allen wrote:
> UTC, with leap seconds as we define it now, is doomed.
> ...
> So, in 1700 years UTC as we now define it will become unworkable.
> ...
> Under the current scheme for UTC even the primary preferences
> should be adequate for over a century. There's no need to rush.


As I understand your argument it is that because leap seconds will
eventually become unworkable any unrelated reasons given for getting
rid of them in the short term are somehow weakened or invalidated.
Can this really be what you mean?

Received on Wed Apr 23 2003 - 08:17:06 PDT

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