Re: [LEAPSECS] ADASS poster on UTC

From: John Cowan <>
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2006 12:03:33 -0400

Steve Allen scripsit:

> For most civil purposes time is only relevant to the nearest minute;

An obvious counterexample is taping TV shows: you don't want to miss
the first or last minute (modulo the presence of commercials).
I go to some trouble to keep my VCR synchronized with NTP time
to the nearest second or two.

There is no real going back.  Though I          John Cowan
may come to the Shire, it will not seem
the same; for I shall not be the same.
I am wounded with knife, sting, and tooth,
and a long burden.  Where shall I find rest?           --Frodo
Received on Sat Oct 28 2006 - 09:09:00 PDT

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