Re: [LEAPSECS] what should a time standard encompass?

From: Peter Bunclark <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 16:01:03 +0000 (GMT)

On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, John Cowan wrote:

> Then split off UTT (or what have you), which keeps the old UTC definition,
> and let civil time (outside the U.K. at least) conform to the new UTC
> definition.
I like the idea of the UK being the only place with accurate clocks.
> Astronomers probably howled when it was proposed to split off the civil
> month from the motion of the Moon, too. Civilization, however, survived.
Naw, we'd already invented Dynamical Time for Lunar Theory.

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