Re: [LEAPSECS] The real problem with leap seconds

From: Peter Bunclark <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 07:51:28 +0000 (GMT)

On Tue, 10 Jan 2006, Mark Calabretta wrote:

> On Mon 2006/01/09 10:38:54 -0000, Peter Bunclark wrote
> in a message to: LEAPSECS_at_ROM.USNO.NAVY.MIL
> >I't be interesting to do an FFT on this list, and see if some of the
> >contributers actually ever sleep, or do any other work...
> I had the same thought - the moreso when I reflect on the nil response
> to my request for a counter-presentation at ADASS.
> (What sort of FFT did you have in mind?)
One with a big value of F; unfortunatelly, the high frequencies would be
lost because the differing implementations of the workaround for the
broken POSIX notion of time make computation of TAI from the email
timestamps problematic.


> Cheers, Mark
Received on Mon Jan 09 2006 - 23:52:03 PST

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