Re: [LEAPSECS] Risks of change to UTC

From: John Cowan <cowan_at_CCIL.ORG>
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2006 02:27:02 -0500

Rob Seaman scripsit:

> It would be the abandonment of leap seconds that would break UTC.
> Lobbying to base civil time on some underlying timescale distinct
> from UTC would be one thing. Conspiring to emasculate UTC is quite
> another.

Once we have accomplished the former, I don't give a hoot about the latter.
Keep UTC if you want.

John Cowan
Heckler: "Go on, Al, tell 'em all you know.  It won't take long."
Al Smith: "I'll tell 'em all we *both* know.  It won't take any longer."
Received on Sat Jan 21 2006 - 23:27:20 PST

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