Re: [LEAPSECS] Draft Questionnaire

From: John Cowan <jcowan_at_REUTERSHEALTH.COM>
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 16:41:30 -0500 (EST)

Rob Seaman scripsit:

> Since under this "no new leap second" suggestion (whatever the
> details) UTC would stop being Universal in any sense of the word,
> could we just agree that instead of modifying UTC, we're proposing
> a new time standard, and that this new standard should be called
> something else entirely?

It would still be universal in that all the world's 400-odd different
civil time definitions would be based on it. You can of course change
the name if you like.

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Received on Sat Jan 18 2003 - 13:41:38 PST

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