Re: [LEAPSECS] building consensus

From: M. Warner Losh <imp_at_BSDIMP.COM>
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 11:37:53 -0600 (MDT)

In message: <E04B1C0D-FCCA-40C0-88FE-CBF71CCBA5F0_at_NOAO.EDU>
            Rob Seaman <seaman_at_NOAO.EDU> writes:
: Warner Losh objects:
: >> There are several doughty people here who happen to have that
: >> opinion, but they abide with us mortals outside the time lords'
: >> hushed inner sanctum.
: >
: > I have spent much time explaining why leap seconds cause real
: > problems in real applications, only to be insulted like this.
: Sincere apologies for my awkward statement. defines
: "doughty" as "marked by stouthearted courage; brave". I wasn't
: questioning the knowledge or passion of folks holding views that
: differ from my own. Rather I was attempting to question whether
: anybody actively participating on this list - holding whatever view -
: is also participating in ITU discussions.
: I see that Mr. Cowan has also parsed my admittedly opaque remarks.

Yes. I'm sorry I was so easily offended. Please accept my appologies
for my hasty words.

Received on Thu Jun 01 2006 - 10:43:03 PDT

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