Re: [LEAPSECS] Monsters from the id

From: Rob Seaman <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 08:56:35 -0700

On Jan 13, 2006, at 4:20 AM, Ed Davies wrote:

> There's nothing in this text which would stop the IERS continuing
> to issue leap seconds as they do now except they'd have to do it
> five years in advance so would, presumably, have to relax the 0.9
> seconds requirement somewhat.

An excellent point! Although one fails to see the benefit in a
standard that doesn't constrain behavior. So one supposes that the
IERS could issue a "leap 37:43" - in either direction - immediately
after this droll standard takes effect?
Received on Fri Jan 13 2006 - 07:57:08 PST

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