Re: [LEAPSECS] 1884 IMC online

From: Rob Seaman <>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 12:52:15 -0700

On Feb 19, 2006, at 1:35 PM, Steve Allen wrote:

> A few years ago Joseph S. Myers of Cambridge University went
> through the trouble of scanning a copy of the proceedings of the
> 1884 International Meridian Conference, and I put the TIFFs online
> I have just been alerted that Project Gutenberg has just finished
> checking its transcription of the document into fully machine
> readable and searchable form.


I bet the ITU WP7A wishes the original rules applied to contributions

        "Resolved, That the President be authorized, with the concurrence of
the Delegates, to request an expression of the opinions of the
gentlemen invited to attend the Congress on any subject on which
their opinion may be likely to be valuable."

...but then, I wish we had Thomson and Newcomb on the list :-)

Received on Mon Feb 20 2006 - 11:52:50 PST

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