Re: [LEAPSECS] Epsilon proposal vs integer UTC-TAI

From: Mark Calabretta <Mark.Calabretta_at_ATNF.CSIRO.AU>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 15:22:15 +1100

On Thu 2003/01/30 18:52:51 -0000, Ed Davies wrote
in a message to: LEAPSECS_at_ROM.USNO.NAVY.MIL

>But, would it be practical to change now? For example, is it not
>likely that there are many existing systems which assume UTC-TAI
>is an integer?

Yes, this is what I meant when I said that the burden will fall on
clockmakers and timekeeping software, and why I expect a decadal

However, the French Revolutionaries did it faster!

Mark Calabretta
Received on Thu Jan 30 2003 - 20:22:41 PST

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