Re: [LEAPSECS] The real problem with leap seconds

From: John Cowan <cowan_at_CCIL.ORG>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 01:04:57 -0500

Tim Shepard scripsit:

[many sensible opinions snipped]

> "leap hours" are a horrible idea, whether they be leap hours inserted
> in to some UTC-like global standard, or by local jurisdictions.

I understand what's wrong with the former kind, but what's wrong with
the latter? Why do you think they are more of a problem than DST shifts?

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Received on Tue Jan 10 2006 - 22:05:12 PST

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