Re: [LEAPSECS] Software requirements

From: Ed Davies <>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 14:37:34 +0000

I wrote:
>>2b. give lip service to leap hours for now but actually be leap
>> free in practice.

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> Four really, some of us say:
> 3. Realize that the Earth is a lousy clock and go entirely atomic.
> But for all practical purposes the difference between 2b and 3 is
> not something I (need to) care about.

Agreed that there's no difference for practical purposes, but
what differences do you have in mind for impractical purposes?
Just when the paper work gets done or something more?

Received on Thu Dec 22 2005 - 06:39:36 PST

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