Re: [LEAPSECS] the tail wags the dog

From: Ed Davies <ls_at_EDAVIES.NILDRAM.CO.UK>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 17:17:40 +0000

Rob Seaman wrote:
> .... All proposals (other than rubber seconds or rubber days)
> face the same quadratically accelerating divergence between clock and Earth.
> ....

By "rubber seconds" you, presumably, mean non-SI seconds. What do you
mean by "rubber days"? I'd guess you mean days which are divided into
SI seconds but not necessarily 86 400 of them. Just to be clear, is
that right?

Received on Tue Jan 24 2006 - 09:20:10 PST

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