Re: [LEAPSECS] Mechanism to provide tai-utc.dat locally

From: John Cowan <>
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 12:36:02 -0500

Rob Seaman scripsit:

> "Seems like"? "Chances are"? Pick some other random technical issue -
> say, automobile airbags, standardized educational testing, the lead
> content of pigment in children's crayons, and so forth and so on.
> Would "seems like" and "chances are" be phrases you would want to see
> in a white paper discussing the costs, benefits and risks of these?

Diffidently I suggest that if you think cost/benefit analysis has
*anything* to do with how international standards are set, you are
fairly unfamiliar with the actual process.

"Those who enjoy law and sausage should not watch them being made."

I don't know half of you half as well           John Cowan
as I should like, and I like less than half
of you half as well as you deserve.   
Received on Fri Dec 29 2006 - 09:37:49 PST

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