Re: [LEAPSECS] Monsters from the id

From: Michael Deckers <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 09:42:29 +0000

   John Cowan wrote:

   [If TAI - 33 s were taken as the new basis for civil timescales, then]

> It is UTC that would be eliminated as the basis for local time. It could
> be maintained for such other purposes as anyone might have.

   Yes, the IERS could maintain it as the timescale for a timezone
   whose local time approximates UT1 up to a second.

   Michael Deckers
Received on Thu Jan 12 2006 - 01:45:11 PST

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