Re: [LEAPSECS] The real problem with leap seconds

From: Mark Calabretta <mcalabre_at_atnf.CSIRO.AU>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 11:48:35 +1100

On Fri 2006/01/13 14:20:21 -0000, Michael Deckers wrote
in a message to: LEAPSECS_at_ROM.USNO.NAVY.MIL

> Then why can the IERS express UTC in the MJD notation?

Good point. The only such usage I am aware of is in IERS Bulletin A
where the MJD column is given without saying even whether it's UTC, TAI,
UT1, or something else. In fact, in the situation where it's used the
accuracy doesn't warrant it.

Mark Calabretta
Received on Sun Jan 15 2006 - 16:49:02 PST

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