Re: [LEAPSECS] Precise time over time

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk_at_HAVEN.FREEBSD.DK>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 21:07:21 +0200

In message <>, Steve Allen writes:
>On Thu 2005-08-11T20:51:25 +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp hath writ:
>> Will you support a proposal that keeps leap-second (or -minutes),
>> but mandates that they be determined 40 or 50 years in advance ?
>> If you do, will you help write it ?
>I would consider it if I knew who shot down McCarthy's proposal to do
>pretty much that, and why. In the absence of that revelation there's
>not much incentive to proceed. If one of the most renowned of the
>Time Lords was ignored, who are we?

Did he actually submit it to WP7A ?

If he didn't, they would never have had a chance to ignore it in
the first place.

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Received on Thu Aug 11 2005 - 12:07:41 PDT

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