Re: [LEAPSECS] the tail wags the dog

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 18:48:49 +0100

In message <>, Rob Seaman writes:

>The question on the table is whether mankind is better served by
>gracefully accommodating the charming quirks of Earth and Moon - or
>whether we should attempt to impose a metric standard, inappropriate
>to the purpose.

I really appreciate the care with which you express yourself in order
to be fair to all parties.

Such a mastery of neutral and unloaded wording is wonder to behold.


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