Re: [LEAPSECS] The real problem with leap seconds

From: Rob Seaman <seaman_at_NOAO.EDU>
Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2006 09:05:18 -0700

On Jan 8, 2006, at 5:38 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> As I understood it, it was mainly that TAI is a post-factum
> "postal" timescale.

One is left pondering the fact that UTC is now (and would remain
under any changes I've heard suggested) a time scale based on TAI.
What magic makes one acceptable and the other not?
Received on Sun Jan 08 2006 - 08:05:37 PST

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